Hamilton Branch Meeting - 'A New Era for Airships'
DATE: Wed 31 July 2019
TIME: 19:30 hrs / 7.30pm
VENUE: Glenview Club, Peacockes Road, Glenview, Hamilton.
GUEST SPEAKER: Isaac Henderson BAvMan, PGDipBus, Mav, Assistant Lecturer at Massey Business School, School of Aviation. PN.
SUBJECT: A New Era for Airships
This presentation provides an overview of the historical uses of airships and where things are at today in terms of airship technology. Potential applications for modern airship technology will be discussed with particular focus on the idea of using airships for tourism applications.
The relative advantages/disadvantages of airships were discussed in comparison to more conventional air transport modes.
Isaac has published several pieces of research on the topic and is working as a consultant for a start-up in this area.
Thanks to all those (14) who came to last month's meeting, when Isaac Henderson gave us a very informative talk on the new Era of Airships. This was a very interesting lecture and well presented by our young speaker who was a student member with us back in 2008-2011,so well done Isaac, we will have you back another time.