Results for: Airship

German airship used for observation?

The Observation Balloon were capable of carrying one or two observers. The German name was Drachen. It was shaped like a long sausage with a smaller sausage that wraps around (MORE)
In Physics

How do airships fly?

Just like how a ship floats in the sea because it weighs less than the amount of water it displaces... an airship weighs less than the amount of air it displaces. This is a (MORE)

What are airships used for?

  Airships were often used to carry freight and passengers. But became unpopular after the advent of jets and other types of aircraft because they are slow. Initially they (MORE)

Are airships real?

Yes, indeed they are. Though seldom used in the modern era, aside from the occasional blimp; airships, especially the Zeppelin, were a very popular mode of transportation betw (MORE)

What gas is used in hot airships?

hot airships don't really exist. you get hot air balloons, butthey're only marginally steerable. . If you were to find a hot air ship, well, then lift would beprovided by the (MORE)

What materials are used in airships?

Generally , they have to be light and strong materials . In airships , aluminum is used because it's light, strong and resistant to corrosion. In air balloons , i think st (MORE)
In Science

Where are airships used?

The USA uses airships to protect its sea areas, and to act as spotters, especially against submarines in wartime, and helping with sea rescues in peace time. The Germans and B (MORE)