Dirigible

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A Dirigible is a lighter than air (LTA) aircraft type, an aerial vehicle.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power. Aerostats gain their lift from large gasbags filled with a lifting gas that is less dense than the surrounding air.

Image Repository[edit]

A dirigible, a large LTA (lighter than air) vehicle.

Medium Dirigible 16 July 2019a.jpg

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Expected Airship Development Sequence[edit]

MACRO LEVEL: TL:1-9:

MACRO LEVEL: TL:10-18

Foundational Age Societies[edit]

The first airships are generally unguided floating aircraft.

Technological Period: TL:1-9 and Tech-Name: Ur-Tech
Common Characteristics: TBD, etc.
Tech Epoch TL-Range Remarks
Tool Making Epoch TL:1-3 TBD
Division of Labor Epoch TL:4-6 TBD
Processor Epoch TL:7-9 TBD

Interstellar Age Societies[edit]

Gravitic trains have little to no need for preprepared infrastructure.

Technological Period: TL:10-18 and Tech-Name: Stell-Tech
Common Characteristics: TBD, etc.
Tech Epoch TL-Range Remarks
Gravitics Epoch TL:10-12 TBD
Biologicals Epoch TL:13-15 TBD
Artificials Epoch TL:16-18 No one knows where the future will go with mass transit. Some cities have posited that planetwide gravitic control networks will become possible rather than a combination of continental travel networks supplemented by air/rafts, G-carriers, and Grav Trains.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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