Principle of the Boerner airship

Kapteyn, A
naca-tm-154
November 1922


The Boerner airship is built on entirely different principles from ordinary airships, of which the Zeppelin is the best known type. Mr. Boerner has abandoned the rigid body of the Zeppelin and has adopted a body with a double keel forming a rigid platform for attaching the gas ballonets, which must support the whole in the air.

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