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Originally posted by TheSilentProtagonist
As airliners become less economically viable, could we be seeing the return of airships as widespread modes of transport?
(((soz im a bit bracket happy today)))
Actually PIPELINES are your most efficient means of transportation, followed pretty closely by TRAINS. Way, way down on the list are TRUCKS.
Originally posted by MarkLuitzen
zeppelin will come back the USA DOD has plans to build two types one cargo and one for radar and communication .
and yes they can build ones for cargo ..
like the one called Cargolifter.
260 meter length en 65 meter width). This airship to carry cargo from 350 to 500 ton over a maximal distance of 10.000 kilometer
[edit on 17-4-2006 by MarkLuitzen]