The Past and Future of Airships

Alternatives to Ballooning and Why They May Return With aeroplanes making uninterrupted laps of the skies, today air travel is just a part of our day to day lives. Hopping aboard a flight may be a hassle thanks to security checks and the stop start of airports, yet the sheer convenience of flying to another country much outweighs these inconveniences. Flying on planes however is vastly different from the blissful, nature exposing drift of a hot air balloon. In the balloon you are comfortable and placid, whereas commercial flights often put your comfort last. Things weren’t always this way though, as air travel was once much closer to ballooning than...

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