Self-propelled and steerable lighter than air vehicles dependent on the displacement of air by a lighter gas for lift; generally composed of a streamlined hull, usually prolate ellipsoids, with one or more cells, a cabin for crew and passengers, and a propulsion system.

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13420

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Self-propelled and steerable lighter than air vehicles dependent on the displacement of air by a lighter gas for lift; generally composed of a streamlined hull, usually prolate ellipsoids, with one or more cells, a cabin for crew and passengers, and a propulsion system.

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airships
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021