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Synonyms for airship

zeppelin

Synonyms for airship

a steerable self-propelled aircraft

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He had, in fact, crossed the designs of no less a power than the German Empire, he had blundered into the hot focus of Welt-Politik, he was drifting helplessly towards the great Imperial secret, the immense aeronautic park that had been established at a headlong pace in Franconia to develop silently, swiftly, and on an immense scale the great discoveries of Hunstedt and Stossel, and so to give Germany before all other nations a fleet of airships, the air power and the Empire of the world.
It wouldn't do at all, you know, for the Emerald City to become a way-station on an airship line.
I'm working out a magic recipe to fuddle men's brains, so they'll never make an airship that will go where they want it to go," the Wizard confided to her.
If we had one of those new-fashioned airships we could float away over the top of the forest, and look down and find just the places we want.
The tiny airships, dispatched from the warships, contained but two men each, and over all cities, towns, and villages they wheeled and curved, one man directing the ship, the other man throwing over the glass tubes.
Too late the Chinese government apprehended the meaning of the colossal preparations, the marshalling of the world-hosts, the flights of the tin airships, and the rain of the tubes of glass.
The Army plans to spend $76 million on its airship program this fiscal year and has designed the procurement to attract bids from companies that traditionally do not do business with the DOD.
Lockheed Martin Corp builds a 35-meter tethered helium-filled airship known as Persistent Threat Detection System that has been in use by the Army since 2004.
In the case of the monitoring system we do not drive the motors by RC transmitter, but we need to drive it by a microcontroller held on the airship.
Given that Hybrid Airships did not fit within existing FAA regulations, the team worked to create a new set of criteria allowing non rigid hybrid airships to safely operate in a commercial capacity.
Earlier this year Lockheed Martin along with Hybrid Enterprises LLC kicked off sales for the 20 ton variety of the Hybrid Airship.
When will an airship deliver people and supplies to Everest base camp?
It necessitated hedges being removed; the construction of an airship shed 320 feet long and 120 feet wide, wooden and corrugated iron roofed workshops, gas production sheds and accommodation huts.
Swinfield is a well-known BBC/TV journalist who produced a film for British ITV over thirty-five years ago about Europa, a new airship then being built in Cardington, England.
The completion of the new blimp marks the beginning of a new era for our airship program and reflects Goodyear s commitment to remaining at the forefront of aerial broadcast coverage and support, said Paul Fitzhenry, senior vice president, global communications.