When were the first airships used?

The first aircraft that could be steered during a long flight reached their peak between1900 and 1930, when they were used to transport passengers. They started loosing relevance with the improvements in airplane technology which allowed shorter travel times, and after several accidents, the most famous was the Hindenburg´s. Ready to fly? Book Now!

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What physics principle makes a balloon fly?

The principle behind hot air balloon physics is the Archimedes Principle which states that the buoyant force on a submerged object is equal to the weight of the fluid that is displaced by the object. For a hot air balloon, the upward buoyant force acting on it is equal to the weight of air displaced. […]

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