Skyship 600: To the Olympics by Blimp

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Skyship 600 blimp
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Lane boards the Skyship 600 gondola.
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Safe and efficient ground handling is one of the key elements in flight planning for lighter-than-air operations.
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The Skyship 600 uses differential thust from its pylon-mounted engines as an integral part of its control system.
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The proximity of terrain outside the windshield might appear frightening to most pilots, but the blimp's snail-like groundspeed allows ample time to avoid obstacles.
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The Skyship 600 crew, with Lane kneeling front-left.