at the Airship Heritage Trust pride ourselves as being an organisation
open to those with an interest in the history of lighter than
air travel, young or old, whether in the UK or not.
Members Welcome Gift: Airship Navigator by E.A.Johnston
be part of a group who is striving to preserve and share the knowledge
on this important part of aviation history which is the driving
force for the Trust.
be able to see how the hard work of the members has ensured that
airship history will continue for future generations.
Receive 3 copies a year of the excellent in-house Magazine"Dirigible",
containing latest research and articles relating to the history
of lighter than air travel along with our regular newsletters.
You can also download free copies of our excellent magazine Dirigible
here from our online archive.
new members will also receive a FREE
Members receive a FREE GIFT! worth £19.95
a member, you will receive three times per year a copy of the AHTís
in-house magazine DIRIGIBLE,
along with our newsletters.
A copy of the excellent book, Airship Navigator
by E.A. Johnston, will be sent to all new members.
Airship Navigator tells the fascinating story of the mainstream
of British Airships from the point of one man who flew them between
1916 and 1930 - and also contains an account of some pioneering
commercial aeroplane operations in which he was involved in the
formative years of 1923-27.
As well as telling the story of his father life, "Johnnie
Johnson" also offers his own re-examination of the original
evidence relating to the loss of R101, and of a computer study
of the behavior of the airship in those last moments at Beauvais.
is a high quality journal full of leading articles and reviews
by authorities in the lighter than air field. A must for all Airship
We hold an AGM online via Teams, and also a lecture afterwards.
Members are able to come, meet other members as a social gathering,
and be part the organisation. The Trust has also arranged international
visits for members, an also is actively setting up social events.
The AHT is
always looking for young and enthusiastic members. If you would
like to become actively involved in the Trust and if you could
spare us some free time, please feel free to
costs £25 per year, and overseas membership is
£35 per year
You can join
the following ways - Via PayPal or using a Standing
Order from for your bank.
If you would
like to join, pay via PayPal and we'll automatically be notified.
You can also just fill in and print off the Membership form with
your standing order details or a cheque - and return it to our
Once membership has been processed and accepted, then your name
will be added to the membership register.
As a voluntary
run organisation we rely on the income from our talks, membership
subscriptions and sales. We receive no government or local authority
funding. All of our Trustees and volunteers offer their time for
free in running the organisation, and giving up evenings and weekends
to help out.
We are always grateful of donations and so if you would like to
make a donation to the Airship Heritage Trust, then please do
is vital to us as we do not receive any
Government Funding or corporate backing, and so we rely
totally on voluntary help and donations and the generosity of the
support from membership memberships. We also raise money through
donations made at our talks programme, and lectures. However with
the rising costs for postage, and printing, we are always dependent
on our membership memberships to form the bulk of our income.
or Change of Address?
It can daunting
to remember all of the things which need to be done when moving.
Often reminding us of your change of address is overlooked. If
you find you have not received your copy of "Dirigible"
magazine for any reason, then please contact our Membership
you are an existing member and want to change to the new UK Standing
The Airship Heritage Trust
is very careful about the amount of mail and email we send to
members. Other then the Dirigible Magazine, and our newsletter,
will contact you only when we feel there is something you would
benefit from, and only if it relates directly to your interest
in the Airship Heritage Trust's activities. Your Contact details
will never be passed to other organisations.