July 8, 2008

Wanna ride a turtle?

This could be the next hip green ride if affordable enough.

A Spain-based company called Turtle Airships is building an airship that looks like giant turtles made out of rigid shelled hulls of aluminum and carbon fiber. Its hulls will be covered by solar cells, which will power the airship in daylight. Biodiesel will power it during night time and in cloudy weather.

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