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 Germany

What is a German airship?

It was a blimp. The German's just before WW2 had one called the Hindenburg, a passenger ship, that blew up as it was coming into New Jersey from Germany. You can see film of i (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 used (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 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)