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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.    
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. 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
New Lighter than Air Balloon and Airship short history added... thanks to Dr Giles Camplin's work, a new short history of Lighter than Air Manufacturing has been added to the Learning Zone...more
2022 Membership Subscription...It's January, and members subs are now due, and as we rely on our members subscriptions and donations to keep us going, here is a friendly reminder, have you renewed your membership? if not you can do so here...more
New R 33 construction pictures added... check out the new R 33 Construction Gallery ...more
Looking for something to keep you entertained... check out our new airship puzzle games...more
Exhibition: Airship Dreams - Escaping Gravity opens 10th July 2021 - 20th March 2022... more
R 38 /ZR-2 100th anniversay of the first flight celebrated in a brand new commemorative cover...more
Author David Dennington discusses his books, The Airshipmen Triology and the Ghost of Captain Hinchcliffe... more
Watch the next episode of the "Great British Railway Journeys - Potters Bar to Cardington" Episode BBC2 5th May 2021. It includes an interview with AHT Trustee. Paul Ross, inside the Cardington Sheds, and explains the story of the R 101 and the Imperial Airship Scheme... more

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