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So is it possible that an airship could actually fly using a steam engine? For example a blimp like airship that could carry a dozen or so people, as well as coal for a fuel source, and obviously a steam engine onboard or would fall that be too heavy? Once airborn I was thinking it could use air currents to save on fuel. Curious about the possibilities, pros and cons of a steampowered air ship.