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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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New Lighter than Air Balloon and Airship short history added... thanks to Dr Giles Camplin's work, a new short history of Lighter than Air Manufacturing has been added to the Learning Zone...more    
2022 Membership Subscription...It's January, and members subs are now due, and as we rely on our members subscriptions and donations to keep us going, here is a friendly reminder, have you renewed your membership? if not you can do so here...more
New R 33 construction pictures added... check out the new R 33 Construction Gallery ...more
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

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