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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 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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Wishing all our Members, Friends and Visitors, a very Happy Christmas
Reinstating a forgotten memorial for the R101...more  
"What Happened to the R101 ?" anniversary lecture ...more
Skyship 500 and Skyship 600 pages updated with new pictures and details...more
R34 Pages updated with new pictures and details...more
HAV 304 Airlander page added with photos and details *NEW*... more
R100 page updated with new photos and updated details ... more
The Other Santos Dumont - Details of Santos Dumont flight from Cardington ...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.

Shed 1 Restoration pictures progress *updated*.. more
Update to Dirigible page and details of the Members Dirigible Index...more Click on our interactive Media page to see shots of the ships in flight
The Official Opening of the restored Shorts Building... photos ....more
New Photos uncovered of docking rafts for airships : added to the Learing Zone library ...more
R101 Crew biographies page updated with details per crew member.....more

FOCUS ON : The Shorts Building    

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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