From May to Mid-June Finland has a rare visitor: a Zeppelin
The airship Pegasos, operated by the EU's Pan-European Gas-Aerosol-Climate Interaction Study, visits Finland to carry out a series of air quality measurements. This belongs to series of campaigns in the European air space headed by Forschungszentrum Jülich that each lasts several weeks.
Until mid-June 2013, the Zeppelin is located at Jämijärvi Airport (Jämi) in Finland. The flights are conducted soon after the sunrise, so the best time to see the airship will be in the late afternoon and in the evenings. The Zeppelin will fly in the regions of Satakunta and Pirkanmaa.
I visited the Zeppelin on Sunday, May 12. Attached to a mast after the Sunday morning’s flight, the 75-metre long rigid... [ Read more...