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Dirigible balloons, usually known as airships, were first suggested in the late eighteenth century but not until the invention of the internal combustion engine a hundred years later were they able to achieve controlled and directed flight.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 3.3mm | 77.11g
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0747800847
  • 9780747800842

Table of contents

Airship principles; The first airships; The First World War; Between the wars; Airships today; Further reading; Places to visit
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About Patrick Abbott

Patrict Abbott, a retired teacher, has contributed articles to various journals, mostly on aeronautical history and has written three books.
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