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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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New Book Released and available: Line Squall by Enid Holmes .... more  
R101 Memorial... AHT organises and undertakes repairs to the historic monument ....more
SAVE THE DATE! Sir Barnes Wallis: Innovator Extraordinary - 40th Anniversary Lecture by Roger Allton. Brooklands Museum 6:45pm 16th October 2019...more

AHT Webshop is launched! - Checkout our new apparel in our webshop. With lots of choices of colours and options, there is plenty for every wardrobe ... more

There and Back in the R34... Wendy Pritchard gives a personal account of her Grandfathers achievements on the R34... more
R34 Centenary Celebrations! - Join all the excitement, talks and events over the weekend at the The Pennoyer Centre, Pulham St Mary 13 – 14 July 2019... more
SAVE THE DATE..! Annual General Meeting and Talk. Saturday 8th June...more
RAF Cardington Memorial unveilling pictures added to Cardington page ...more
A Century of Transatantic Flying - 3rd June Seminar at the Royal Aeronautical Society London .... more
Your help is needed! - Project Zero needs your help! please help support this great project....more
Excellent R101 Book - Airship Navigator for sale - get your copy here....more
We are giving away 5 editions of Dirigible Magazine - they can be downloaded here....more
R101 Public Inquiry Document added to the Learning Zone R101 Document archive ....more
2018 Set a date for your diaries... the AGM date and talk "The R101 and the Broken Elevator Cable"... more  
Click on our interactive Media page to see shots of the ships in flight
Plans of the Skyship 5000 / Sentinel 5000 found and added to the page .... more  
Updated pages on the R27 and R29... more  
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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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