The Airlander airship, which is 60 feet longer than a 747 and can carry up to 50 tons of cargo, can be used for humanitarian aid, spying on enemies, or throwing killer pool parties. Because it has a pool.
In the world of tomorrow, you'll be able to soar over land and sea in the lap of luxury.
It's been a long while since airships ruled the skies, but like all things vintage and nostalgic, they might be making a comeback. Of course, this time it's about more than nostalgia. A company in Southern California is building airships for the military to transport cargo and conduct surveillance.
The disastrous flights of rigid, hydrogen-filled zeppelins such as the Hindenburg and the helium-filled USS Akron are black marks against the idea of passenger airships. To this day, the idea of what a zeppelin could accomplish seems limited to...