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    A remarkable feature of the last twelve months has been the recrudescence of the dirigible, which is now in far greater esteem than it was a year ago, or for that matter, ever before. In the past there is no doubt that progress was hampered by arguments between the advocates of “heavier than air” and “lighter than air,” and a curious notion that the one could only exist at the expense of the other.
- Fred T. Jane (ed.), All The World’s Aircraft (1913) [full text]

    A remarkable feature of the last twelve months has been the recrudescence of the dirigible, which is now in far greater esteem than it was a year ago, or for that matter, ever before. In the past there is no doubt that progress was hampered by arguments between the advocates of “heavier than air” and “lighter than air,” and a curious notion that the one could only exist at the expense of the other.

    - Fred T. Jane (ed.), All The World’s Aircraft (1913) [full text]