More on Cargolifter air-delivering buildings.



Here's the article referenced in the Slashdot article I just posted. 

http://www.charlotte.com/0608blimp.htm

(Excerpt:)

 A German company is making plans to build huge dirigibles capable of picking 
up already-assembled fast-food restaurants, locomotives, even fully equipped 
hospitals and setting them down in villages with no roads or in big cities 
tangled in traffic or in Third World settlements recovering from disaster.

This fall, workers at CargoLifter AG's hangar near Berlin will begin building 
the company's workhorse, the CL160: a helium-filled airship that can carry 
350,000 pounds.

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Pat






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