Gas-filled airships were once the fastest and easiest ways to travel around the world – until a series of tragic air disasters brought their golden age to an end. Continue reading
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Imagine being thousands of feet above the ground, passing through the clouds at a relatively gentle pace – floating as much as flying. This was the reality of air travel during the golden era of the great airships. In the early 20th century, these behemoths ruled the skies – and yet they will forever be associated with calamity.