Among The Dragon Lines
Luftshiffbau Personal Zeppelin LZP-2070
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Actual Text: Rigger 5.0 p106
In an era of super-fast … everything, zeppelins maintain
a relative level of popularity despite their perceived
shortcomings. While the majority of these lifting bodies
are for commercial use, transporting bulk goods
cross-country, there’s still a demand for personal LTAs
(lighter than air vehicles). And with demand, there’s
supply. This is the case for the LZP-2070.
Considered a middle-of-the-road design, the LZP
gets little fanfare but still manages to achieve decent
sales through mostly customer word-of-mouth. Those
who’ve purchased the LZP have given the craft nothing
but positive feedback, citing ease of operation, durability,
and a price that’s relatively easy on the credit balance.
Nothing more than a lifting body (a.k.a. the balloon)
and a small control cabin, the LZP-2070 has become a
popular aerial transport in both urban and rural areas. As
long as you don’t need to get somewhere in a hurry, the
LZP is for you.
Besides being a personal leisure craft, the LZP has
been pressed into service with various security and
law-enforcement companies as a mobile observation
and airborne control posts, coordinating drone and vehicle
patrols in their assigned sectors. In this role, the
LZPs are often given upgraded sensor and communication
systems. A few are even known to be armed, but the
relatively fragile craft usually avoids combat as much as