Curly's Lighter Than Air Links
Airship Heritage Trust
Formerly Friends of Cardington Airship Station, The Airship Heritage Trust is a charitable organisation based at Old Warden,Bedfordshire, England.
The Trust's website is a mine of interesting information and images about British airships
List of those killed in the R101 disaster courtesy of GENUKI, the
UK & Ireland Genealogy Virtual Reference LIbrary
- The Imperial Airship Scheme
A superb 24 page essay, with many original illustrations, by Dr. Renald Fortier of the National Aviation Museum, Canada (PDF
- Nevil Shute Norway on the Imperial Airship Scheme
A fascinating account of the R-100 vs R-101 story
The Home Page for Lighter-Than-Air Craft. This extensive Hub
site provides an impressive number of links to LTA-related sites
Reproduction of the 1920s catalogue of the company that built the
R.100, with original drawings.
Billed as Aviation's busiest cyber-hub, includes current commercial
lighter-than-air activities. (Look for the Balooning link in the
Lighter than air aviation! An excellent guide to Hot Air
Ballooning which covers all aspects of the sport
The future for lighter than air craft? Check out this very slick
site, complete with live webcam showing the progress of the
construction of the giant hangar in Germany
- Commercial Aviation Photos:
Blimps, Powered Lighter-Than-Air Craft
Commercial source of lighter-than-air images
These pages are a volunteer effort to provide
information about airships to persons with any level of interest. The
main focus is on contemporary development and construction.
on the Web - Special: Dirigibles, Airships and Zeppelins
An academic history of the military application of airships.
Good photographic archive of US naval
An unofficial German Zeppelin site with many links to other sites.
about The Airship Association
- the only worldwide body catering solely for people interested in powered
Cardington: Home of the R.101 & R.100 The former Royal Airship
Works site now has a variety of uses. Shed No. 2, the former
home of the R.100 belongs to the Building Research Institute. It
is mainly used for fire-testing complete buildings, which are dwarfed
by the immense structure.
- Balloons & Airships
NASA ALLSTAR Network. Well worth a
Covers other lighter-than-air craft as well.
de Wilde's World Wide Web Balloon Pages
excellent resource for all matters relating to Hot Air Ballooning.
- eballoon.org - the online ballooning encyclopedia
An extensive resource for hot air balloon enthusiasts.
- U.S. Navy Rigid Airships at Lakehurst
histories and specifications of the US Rigid airships which were based
at this famous US naval base.
Control Indoor Airship (UK) US
Judge and your webmaster have one of these. Pretend you are
Curly flying R.33 or R.101 from the comfort of your own armchair!
Two German artists who specialise in lighter-than-air related
individual artists' links, see the Crew's Quarters.
you would like a link to your Lighter-Than-Air site email us at the
address shown on our Homepage.
If you would like to link to our site there are a choice of images
available for pictorial links on our copyright