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The numbers for the two modern airships, especially the Airlander, seem very unrealistic. The bigger Airlander version will have only half the gas volume of the Hindenburg (and that’s helium, which has less lifting power than H2), yet it claims more than twice the payload. Adding to the strangeness, the… Read more »

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I said twice the payload above, comparing the Airlander to LZ129, but actually they claim 20 times the payload!

by the way the numbers I’m comparing are in relation to the post below by Dagmara.

Dagmara Lizlovs
Dagmara Lizlovs

I did a quick and dirty rough comparison of the LZ-129 Hindenburg, Airlander and the Aeroscraft. For the Airlander I found two different sets of dimensions given. One at this link: http://www.hybridairvehicles.com/hav304.aspx And the other at this link: http://www.theengineer.co.uk/Journals/2014/02/28/x/d/o/Airlander-50-Technical-Data-v2.pdf The Aeroscraft is a work in progress, and so I have… Read more »