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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.

The members of Airship Heritage Trust remember the officers, crew, passengers and their families in the tragic loss of His Majesty's Airship R.101 on the morning of 5th October 1930.

Display at the Museum of London - Zeppelin Offensive...more  
2015 Annual General Meeting and illustrated talk "The Friedrichshafen Raid"... more
HAV Airlander update and request for crowdfunding....more
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
Click on our interactive Media page to see shots of the ships in flight
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
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 R32    

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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