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Inside you will find an extensive history relating to all of the British Airships from 1900 to the present day. The Trust is a charitable, not for profit, voluntary run organisation based in the U.K aiming to promote the interest and study in the history of airships and lighter than air travel, along with the preservation of Cardington airship station and its principal buildings


Enjoy Browsing the Online Archive....

AD1 The First Private Airship .....Read the story of the first British private airship ...more  
Aerospace Developments AD 500...The fist airship of a new Era... read the story of how this ship launched the new generation of airships.... more  
Advanced Airship Corporation .... the Isle of Man company who developed the ANR 1 in the 1980's added to the Airship Index ... more    
Bedford Creative Arts "Airship Dreams"... AHT teams up with the great new Bedford Creative Arts Project.....more  
2020 Airship Conference Call for papers - come and join us at the 2020 Joint Airship Convention in Bedford... more
Airlander 10 production design "nose to tail" changes released... more
Limited Edition R-100 90th Anniversary Commemorative Cover available... more  
We have regular updates to our Facebook pages...join the conversations and new updates now
New Book Released: Line Squall by Enid Holmes .... more
R101 Memorial Update... AHT organises and undertakes repairs to the historic monument ....more

AHT Webshop is launched! - Checkout our new apparel in our webshop. With lots of choices of colours, there is plenty for every wardrobe ... more

RAF Cardington Memorial unveilling pictures added to Cardington page ...more  
Airship Navigator for sale - Excellent R101 Book get your copy here....more  
R101 Public Inquiry Document added to the Learning Zone R101 Document archive ....more  

FOCUS ON : The R32  

Did You Know...???
Airships can be divided up in to 3 categories. Rigid, semi-rigid and non-rigid. Rigid means that the airship contains a skeletal frame structure ("keel") and non-rigid means that it is devoid of internal structure.



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