Essays Tagged: "Lighter than air"

The Airship, the ever-popular and ever-living king of the sky

reigned mostly as reconnaissance and transport utility aircraft but there was something about this 'lighter-than-air' ship that made it far more than a mere utility workhorse. In this essay, I will di ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Aeroplane Physics

erent means. For example, there are hot air balloons, which are able to fly, or 'float', due to the lighter than air gas that they contain. Aeroplanes however, are too heavy to 'float' in the air. The ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Lighter Than Air: The Lie That is Hydrogen Power.

Lighter Than Air: The Lie That is Hydrogen PowerOn the night of May 6, 1937, the true face of hydrog ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

About Airships. eg. the hindenburg

AirshipsAn airship is a lighter than air aircraft. An airship has a huge main body that contains lighter than air gas. The g ...

(1 pages) 22 1 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Hindenburg, "Titanic of the Sky"

d setbacks but soon his airships were able to accommodate passengers as well. This vehicle that was lighter than air, will later be known as a zeppelin.Zeppelins and blimps were very different. For ex ...

(4 pages) 38 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Science Lab

ikely to have the potential for one huge rip that would ruin it. I also determined that it would be lighter than using whole sheets of tissue paper to build each gore. In the beginning it seemed like ... balloon rose about 5 inches before falling right down.Key terms definitionsaeronaut - a pilot of a lighter-than-air craft.atmosphere - the gaseous mass surrounding the earth.ambient temperature - tem ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry