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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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Now Available! British Naval Airships - by Brian Turpin. 4 Volume book launch with over 1,200 photos, 230 original photos and 19 colour plates in 4 volumes is available to order through the AHT shop.    
 
2023 Friendly Reminder...and wishing a Happy New Year to all our members. We hate to talk about money in these tough times, however if you do pay by cheque, it would be greatly appreciated if you could send your membership subscriptions when they are due. Our membership runs from 1st January to 31st December each year, and subscriptions are a key income to keep the Trust and Dirigible Magazine running. Should you wish to move to paying online, then please visit our membership page with more details.
Skyship Stories Podcasts....What was it like to fly a Skyship in the 1980's? We hear from AHT member and Airship Indusries pilot, Rod Burgess in a series of 8 videos, explains what it was like to become a pilot, life on the road with Airship Industries, and what it takes to fly these wonderful machines. Thanks to the skills of AHT member Stephan Niemeyer,who helped illustrate and annimate these wonderful stories .... more
How to Moor a British Rigid Airship.... thanks to the skills of AHT member Stephan Niemeyer, we've created this wonderful annimated video on the giant rigid airships were moored on the Cardington mast.... more
The Girl in the Deckchair... from the famous photo of the girl sitting on the prommenade deck of the R.101, you may as who was she? Some further research on the AHT Albumn uncovers some interesting details about life at Cardington and two ladies well connected and with similar names both working on the R.101 .... more
Three Ships come Sailing- to see one airship is an exciting, to see two exceptional, but three... this is what happened in September 1985 when three Skyships were seen flyinging over Cardingon. ...read more of this once in a lifetime event...more
The Great Blimp Race - the day almost half the worlds airships were seen over New York. We've researched and uncovered details of the day and created a page to this spectacular event... more
Newsletter Archive ..we've added the Members newsletter archive to the site. If you've missed out on an edition, you can now dowload the previous editions... more
Remembering Radlett.. Airship Industries first purpose built airship passenger terminal, we recall the flights from the former Handley Page airfield... more
Leavesden Aerodrome - Often overlooked but this home of Harry Potter, one played host to two airships, and the first UK passenger airship service for over 50 years.... more

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