Largest Airship Uses Helium - 7/15/2011
The helium-filled Farmers Airship, the largest airship on the planet, is offering sightseeing tours in 16 cities. The ship is 246 feet long, 15 feet longer than a Boeing 747, and holds 300,000 cubic feet of helium. Due to the scarcity of the gas, the owners recycle and purify the airship’s helium every six weeks.
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