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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.

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Looking for something to keep you entertained... check out our new airship puzzle games...more    
Exhibition: Airship Dreams - Escaping Gravity opens 10th July 2021 - 20th March 2022... more
R 38 /ZR-2 100th anniversay of the first flight celebrated in a brand new commemorative cover...more
Author David Dennington discusses his books, The Airshipmen Triology and the Ghost of Captain Hinchcliffe... more
Watch the next episode of the "Great British Railway Journeys - Potters Bar to Cardington" Episode BBC2 5th May 2021. It includes an interview with AHT Trustee. Paul Ross, inside the Cardington Sheds, and explains the story of the R 101 and the Imperial Airship Scheme... more
Latest edition of Dirigible Magazine (Spring 2021) is out now free to members.... more

Happy 100th Birthday R 36... to commorate the 100th anniversary of the first flight of the R 36, the story of the R 36 has been extensivly researched over 7 years by AHT member, Kent O'Grady and published on the newly updated R 36 page ... more


The story of the Wren Skyships, R.S.1.project has been added to the site. See the designs and concept of a metal clad rigid multi role airship with passenger carrying capabilities of up to 180 passengers...more    
R 36 100th anniversay of the first flight celebrated in a brand new commemorative cover...more    
Limited Edition 90th Anniversary Commemorative Covers. To commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the final flight of the H.M.A R 101, the R 100 flight across the Atlantic, and the local Canadian flight, we've created a series of new exclusive postal covers which are now available... more    
Airship Unboxing - What's in your box? As part of the Bedford Creative Arts "Airship Dreams" project we are looking for our members and the public to join in this fun oral history recording project, to record for posterity what connects you to airships, and why? ......more    

Barnes Wallis' R80, the first truly streamlined ship celebrates it's centenary of it's first flight......more

Armstrong Whitworth's R39, a ship started but never completed... new research unveils what happened to the sister of the R 38 ....more    
Expore our archive of Dirigible Magazines ... all of our archive of our in-house magazine is now available to be researched and downloaed .... more  
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  

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