More on Cargolifter air-delivering buildings.
- To: Airships at bootstrap dot sculptors dot com
- Subject: More on Cargolifter air-delivering buildings.
- From: Patrick Salsbury <salsbury at sculptors dot com>
- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 12:21:10 -0700
Here's the article referenced in the Slashdot article I just posted.
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
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