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Airships & Other Aircraft

Website: http://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/g1281/a-brief-history-of-the-airship/?slide=1
Location: Looking down of peasants
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Latest Activity: Jun 15

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steampunk airship design

Started by Captain Lachlan Bellraven. Last reply by Captain Jun 13. 10 Replies

I'm always fascinated by the variety of designs folks come up with. Any one have their favorites?

M-Class Blimp (US Navy)

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain Jun 12. 1 Reply

M-ClassThe M-Class blimp was a true world cruiser with transatlantic range.  21 were ordered but only 4 delivered before they…Continue

Tags: captain, Navy, blimp, airship, Steampunk

K-Class US Navy Blimps

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain May 15. 2 Replies

K-Class BlimpsThe K-Class blimp was arguably the most successful airship design with 134 built.  Their primary mission in WW…Continue

Tags: captain, aviator, DieselPunk, SteamPunk, blimp

N-Class Blimp (Navy)

Started by Captain May 15. 0 Replies

N-Class BlimpThe "Nan Ships" were some of the last production military airships use to fill radar coverage gaps in the US…Continue

Tags: airship, captain, atompunk, steampunk, under

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Comment by Captain on June 15, 2017 at 10:00pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHZeI6gK9m8  Blimp crash at US Open.  

Comment by Captain on June 6, 2017 at 12:53pm
Comment by Captain on April 20, 2017 at 12:55pm

You caught me.  I am trying to recreate the better parts of other lost sites.

You are welcome to start a Discussion for the USS Akron (& Macon since it is hard to separate them) here to cache information.  They were impressive airships.  Too bad they did not have access to simple onboard weather radar.

Comment by P. Aloysius Regnad on April 20, 2017 at 8:58am

      Well, after being a member of a similar group (ahem) elsewhere, I guess I can join this one.  Too bad we missed the anniversary of the Akron's demise (April 4), as that is what got me involved in the first place.

 

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