Gallery: Awesome Aeolus Airship Sets Sail for Greener Horizons

 

Amidst the current rapacious progression of planes, trains, and automobiles there’s something singularly beautiful about this elegant floating Aeolus Airship designed by Christopher Ottersbach. Lifted from the earth by a streamlined sail filled with helium, its serene sun-soaked form makes us want to forgo expeditious travel altogether and drift off amidst the clouds.

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  1. csgt428 October 25, 2009 at 12:13 pm

    Finally! It’s shaped differently than I had in mind and I wasn’t going to pedal it around but I love it. Where is it now? Helium loss shouldn’t be that great if the proper materials and systems for increasing and decreasing lift are used. I’m afraid that people power isn’t going to be sufficient though….

  2. Zepion March 15, 2009 at 5:43 am

    I want one any ideas when they will make them available to the comercial market

  3. bamboobuddha January 13, 2009 at 1:43 pm

    COOL!!! This looks like something out of a studio ghibli film!! totally loving this..

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