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  1. "Airships" is a book by Sam Witt.
    • also known as "Airships (BAS1009)"
    • subject: Games
  2. "Airships" is a book by Barry Hannah.


Airships a.k.a. Airship: An airship or dirigible is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft which can navigate through the air under its own power. Aerostats gain their lift from large gas bags filled with a lifting gas that is less dense than the surrounding air.

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Google previewAdmiral William A. Moffett (2014)

Architect of Naval Aviation by William F. Trimble


Google previewBritish Airship Bases of the Twentieth Century (2017)

by Malcolm Fife

Not surprisingly, RNAS Polegate came to be associated with the saying, 'A dirty station means dirty airships and dirty airships means dirty flying';. Land was drained and ditches filled to establish a new landing ground in the second half of 1917 ...

Google previewHow to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets (2015)

by Paul Abel, Brian May

Our ability tobuild interplanetary airships is a little wayoff, however,so for nowwe're stuckgazing atVenus ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the United States Navy (2011)

by Patricia M. Kearns

Navy's Pioneering Large Rigid Airships. Famous Airships Series. Annapolis, Md.: Air Show Publishers, 1973. —. Sky Ship: The Akron Era. Famous Airships Series. Annapolis, Md.: Air Show Publishers, 1976. Johnson, Brian. Fly Navy: The ...

Google previewDictionary of the First World War (2007)

by Stephen Pope, Elizabeth-Anne Wheal

Airships Powered lighterthanair craft,as distinct from aeroplanes or BALLOONS, had been in military use sincethe 1880s. Pioneered in France, they were most enthusiastically developed in Germany, where large, rigid vessels were making ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of sport & games (1911)

by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk and Berkshire (Earl of), Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo

When both sides adopt airships, a new phase of warfare will be observable, since it will be highly ...

Google previewSubject Headings for Use in Dictionary Catalogs of Juvenile Books (1916)

by Margaret Mann

West JEneas Aerial navigation see Airships ; Balloons ; Aeroplanes Aeroplanes See also Airships; Balloons JEsop / Etna, Mount, see Etna, Mount Afghanistan Africa Description and travel See a!sn ...

Google previewA Dictionary of World History (2015)

by Anne Kerr, Edmund Wright

Airships were also constructed, especially by Germany, which used Zeppelin airships for bombing attacks against civilian targets. After disastrous crashes in the 1930s, however, airships lost popularity. Very rapid development in aircraft ...

Google previewWorld War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945 (2012)

by Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen

Army and Navy agreement in 1921 left the Army Air Service responsible for coastal patrol with blimps or nonrigid airships while ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1S1H4I1P3S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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