RAC flies high with upwardly mobile stunt

The RAC is set to highlight its new identity – literally – by flying an internally illuminated airship across the UK. The stunt is to illustrate the organisation’s new life as a mobility organisation, rather than just a motoring one. But don’t get too excited about using balloons as a practical means of alternative transport: they may seem environmentally friendly but they are at the mercy of the weather. And there are fewer qualified airship pilots than there are astronauts. Probably still a more reliable way of getting round than the train, though…

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