Reply to post: Re: Fuel

Russia is planning to use airships as part of a $240bn transport project

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Re: Fuel

"I always thought the biggest problem for long range airships was fuel,"

Unfortunately DELAG didn't realize that, so their 1930's non-stop service between Germany and Brazil just went ahead and succeeded anyway.

The main reason long range passenger airships disappeared is the Hindenburg accident - I'm not going to call it a disaster - now days 35 killed in an air crash barely makes it out of the local news unless there's someone important onboard.

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