Reminder: Subscriptions are now due for 2017 membership
at the Airship Heritage Trust pride ourselves as being an organisation
open to those with an interest in the history of lighter than
air travel, young or old, whether in the UK or not.
be part of a group who is striving to preserve this important
part of aviation history is the driving force for the Trust. To
be able to see how the hard work of the members has ensured that
airship history will continue for future generations.
is vital to us as we do not receive any
Government Funding or corporate backing, and so we
rely totally on voluntary help and donation kind generosity of
the membership subscriptions. We also raisee money through donations
made at our talks programme, and lectures. However with the rising
costs for postage, and printing, we are always depenent on our
membership subsciptions to form the bulk of our income.
NOTE: DUE TO THE INCREASE IN POSTAGE COSTS, THE OVERSEAS MEMBERSHIP
IS NOW GBP 35.00. The reason for the increase is that it now costs
over GBP 6.00 to post to the USA and Australia.
can join the following ways - Via PayPal / Standing Order from your
bank or by cheque.-
If you would like to join, pay via PayPal or just click above and
print off the form -
Fill it in and return it to our membership secretary, along with
the relevant subscription. Each member will be considered by the
Airship Heritage Trust (AHT) Trustees, and once membership has been
accepted, then your name will be added to the membership register.
Wait for the postman to deliver your copy of "Dirigible"
you help ?....2017 fundraising programme
raise additional donations to our funds through our talks programmes
however we need more help.
2017 we are looking to raise £1,000 for the creation of
a mobile educational display banners which can be put up along
with our display pictures in Schools or Libraries to show the
history of British Airships and the R101. If you would like to
help us, please donate below
We are always grateful of donations and so if you would like to
make a donation to the Airship Heritage Trust, then please do
of display panels kindly created and paid by the Houses of
Parliament Estate, provided for the backdrop of the R101 plaque,
in St Stephen's Hall, House of Parliament.
Each one costs £230 and we would like to create our
own similar display, which can be moved easily, and show in
schools, libraries, museum's and buildings of historic significance.
note, membership and entitlement to Dirigible is as follows (taking
the year 2016 as an example):
Person joining on or before 30th June 2017
Membership valid until 31st December 2017 -Entitled to the three
issues of Dirigible published during 2016
Person joining on or after 1st July 2017
Membership valid until 31st December 2017 - Entitled to those issues
of Dirigible published between date of joining and 31st December
a member, you will receive, three times per year free of charge,
a copy of the AHT’s in-house magazine DIRIGIBLE.
DIRIGIBLE is a high quality
journal full of leading articles and reviews by authorities in
the lighter than air field. A must for all Airship enthusiasts.
We hold an AGM at a location close to Shortstown, or Cardington
in June each year, and also a lecture or filmshow afterwards.
Members are able to come, meet other members as a social gathering,
and be part the organisation. The Trust has also arranged international
visits for members, an also is actively setting up social events.
an AHT member also means that you can attend joint meetings and
events often held with other the Airship Association.
The AHT is always looking for young and enthusiastic members.
If you would like to become actively involved in the Trust and
if you could spare us some free time, please feel free to