Stupid Idea Series: Hindenburg ready to resume service

Jim Whitehead ejw@cse.ucsc.edu
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 13:00:13 -0700


> 1/ Zeppelins.  There has always
> been a minority willing to trade
> latency for comfort; perhaps if
> the majority were scared enough
> of jets, there would be demand
> enough for unhurried air travel.

Actually, I think blimps do have a future in the 2nd/3rd world. It is
possible to scale up a blimp to hold many passengers, and the cost per mile
is less than for planes.

- Jim