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An Airship is a lighter-than-air Aerospace Vessel.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

There are two forms of Airship:

Some worlds may be able to build Balloon-like vessels under TL–3 because they use native or imported floating creatures as Dray Beasts (see Primitive Craft).

Typically, Airships will use Hydrogen or Helium as the lift-producing gasses.

Examples of Airships[edit]

4 Airship items[edit]

Item Type Mode TL Mass Cost
Cuttermate Dirigible Cargo Vehicle Flight (Dirigible) 9 128 tons Cr238,400
Fringian Advanced Dirigible Commercial Vehicle Flight (Dirigible) 7 2700 Tons Cr3,700,000
Fringian Balloon Passenger Vehicle Flight (Balloon) 3 220 Tons Cr65,000
Fringian Large Dirigible Commercial Vehicle Flight (Dirigible) 5 7500 Tons Cr5,125,000

Image Repository[edit]

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

Medium Dirigible 16 July 2019a.jpg

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Expected Technological Progression of Vehicles[edit]

See Transportation Technologies of Charted Space

See also[edit]


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The line between Spaceplane and Spaceship is blurred.
If the design is described as a Vehicle then its a Spaceplane;
if it is described as a Ship its a Spaceship.

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