By Ann Jones
Have you seen a blimp over your city? That’s the one! The Legend Blimp the only airship of its sort in the southern hemisphere, and Ann Jones recently went for a spin.
The blimp floats just off the ground, unnervingly big and solid.
It currently has the name of an appliance firm across its flank, but the blimp is not owned by the fridge people.
It’s actually an advertising business—a floating billboard—but it’s also used for aerial photography and film occasionally
Finney stands in front of the immense airship, 39 metres long and 11 metres wide, tethered to a mast. It’s sort of billowing, just above the earth.
The quality of the blimp’s movement is a like that of a helium balloon that has been left floating in the house for a week.
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Source: ABC RN – abc.net.au