Stupid Idea Series: Hindenburg ready to resume service

Tom tomwhore@inetarena.com
Wed, 24 Oct 2001 07:27:32 -0700 (PDT)


On Wed, 24 Oct 2001, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

--]Johan Hjelm wrote:
--]> 
--]> Initially, they are supposed to act as "flying cranes",
--]> bringing in heavy equipment to out-of-the-way sites
--]
--]Foretold by David Brin in 'Earth'..

Way before that there were articles in the 70's Pop Mechanics and Sci
American touting the undervalued wonders of the lighter than air craft.

I have always had a fondness and awe for these floating behemoths.

Some links to explore

http://spot.colorado.edu/~dziadeck/airship/htmls/introduction.htm
http://freeweb.pdq.net/headstrong/airship.htm




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