Mirror of Literature,  6 (1825), 94–95.

Proposed Ærostation Company




Publications extracted:

London Magazine


Steam-power, Aeronautics, Commerce, Engineering, Patents, Military Technology

    Considering the 'vast powers which man is rapidly acquiring, by means of steam, gas, &c.', the author thinks that air transport should be possible, using a 'boat' with steam-driven wings. As the times are 'ripe for associations for all kinds of improvements', he or she proposes forming an 'Aerostation Company'. (94) The writer considers some of the advantages that would follow from such innovation.

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