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Inside you will find an extensive history relating to all of the British Airships from 1900 to the present day. The Trust is a charitable, not for profit, voluntary run organisation based in the U.K aiming to promote the interest and study in the history of airships and lighter than air travel, along with the preservation of Cardington airship station and its principal buildings


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2017 Christmas Card now available... more  
Airlander 10 Mooring Incident update... more
HAV Announce move from Cardington... more
R101 Memorial Plaque Unveilling.... see the latest work the AHT has undertaken at the R101 Memorial..... more
Click on our interactive Media page to see shots of the ships in flight
2017 AGM details - Members and guests are welcome to the Annual General Meeting, followed by a talk on the R34....... more
Rare photos of the Ismailia Mast under construction added to the Ismailia mast page more....
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Extensive range of new Photos of the Cardington Mast construction and testing added to the site more...  
The Airship Heritage Trust and members are proud to help our friends at Shortstown Heritage raise funds for the new R101 Airship Shortstown Gateway Signs and time capsual project....can you help -? donate now !... more
HAV Airlander update and request for crowdfunding....more  
Reinstating a forgotten memorial for the R101...more
Skyship 500 and Skyship 600 pages updated with new pictures and details...more
Graf Zeppelin UK flight log Did the Graf Zeppelin fly over your town?: ... more
Dining in the sky... R101 Menu's and wine list discovered.... details added on the R101 page.  

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Did You Know...???
Airships can be divided up in to 3 categories. Rigid, semi-rigid and non-rigid. Rigid means that the airship contains a skeletal frame structure ("keel") and non-rigid means that it is devoid of internal structure.


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