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Airships and the Climate Change

Posted by on Feb 9, 2011 in Totem | 1 comment

Airships and the Climate Change

The era of Airships, also called Zeppelin, was a short one and ended tragically. The most famous airship, the Hindenburg (1), was 245 meter long, 41 meter in diameter and had a cruising speed of about 125 kilometer per hour, maximum speed 135 km/h. Normal cruising height was 200 meters. In normal cruise settings the Hindenburg burnt 130-180 kg Diesel fuel an hour. In 1937 the Hindenburg carried 72 passenger and 52 crew members. Together 124 people.  The carrier gas at that time was...

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