Newer readers may have noted an occasional tendency on my part to blog upon topics associated with lighter than air aviation. The faithful correspondent and expert medievalist behind Hollyism dropped some blimpy science upon me this morning:
“I saw Dynalifter, which is apparently two guys in a “plastic-sheeted hut” with an expensive 150-foot prototype. The ship’s big idea is to combine airfoil lifting surfaces with an LTA central hull. The story notes that the principals do not have an aeronautics background and met while working in the IT department of Mount Union College. The operation’s website includes decent pictures of the prototype, which is a full-fledged beam-and-girder dirigible.
That, my friends, is living the dream. Airship flights daily from Lake Union to Mount Rainier, in season!