Could hydrogen airships return as fast, cheap, green cargo transports?

December 15, 2021   |   Tags: ,
Is it time to resurrect hydrogen airships – not to carry passengers, but as fast, cheap and convenient cargo carriers?H2 Clipper VIEW 5 IMAGES California startup H2 Clipper wants to bring back hydrogen-filled airships, claiming they can unlock completely green intercontinental cargo operations carrying 8-10 times the payload of any cargo plane over 6,000 miles, at a quarter of the price. The H2 Clipper would carry payloads up to and beyond 340,000 lb (150,000 kg), says the company, and would offer up to 265,000 cubic feet (7,530 cubic metres) of cargo space. It wouldn't travel as fast as a plane,...


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