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Up, Up and Away: Building an Airship House

“QUANTUM SHOT” #794 Link – article by Avi Abrams H. G. Wells and Jules Verne Would Approve Luke William Grove (originally from Brighton, United Kingdom) is currently building a floating “airship” house in Perpignan, France. This is not a humble abode, tied to Mother Earth with no hope of ever [...]

Functional Model Airship

The USS Macon was a military airship operated by the United States from 1933-1935. Retired computer engineer Jack Clemens spent two and a half years building a 20-foot replica that flies for 45 minutes at a time: The Macon was an airship, not a blimp, meaning it had a rigid hull. A backbone made from 12 [...]

Giant airships could carry whole buildings

Australian firm Skylifter is developing an airship that could carry huge loads hundreds of miles. The technology could one day enable emergancy field …