This week we turn our eyes skyward as wondrous vehicles fill the heavens with explorers no doubt. Join us as we discuss the best vehicles for exploration and travel.
0:00 types of vehicles --exploration --long distance --bad land or water access
24:45 When things go wrong - Ballistic Parachute
28:30 Aircraft - Fixed Wing
32:45 Lighter than air ships
The current feasible limit for air ship cargo is 450 tons. However there are no existing airships that can carry this amount.
39:15 Supertech Airship
43:15 Airship in action in FW adventure
46:15 Why long range vehicles have to be big
50:45 How to maintain aircraft - does it take a village? -- roll out airstrip
55:00 Some worlds just love airplanes --Thunderbirds --Crimson Skies -- Tale Spin --Bushwacking --Northern Exposure
01:03:00 Blue Sky vehicles
--Mecha --Dragons --Dinotopia --Gor --Wind Whales of Ishmael --Banshees of Avatar --Brooms --Flying Carpets --Celestial Matters --Integral Trees --human powered flight