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AIR. That fluid transparent substance which surrounds our globe.
     2. No property can be had in the air it belongs equally to all men, being indispensable to their existence. To poison or materially to change the air, to the annoyance of the public, is a nuisance. Cro. Cr. 610; 2 Ld. Raym 1163; I Burr. 333; 1 Str. 686 Hawk. B. 1, c. 75, s. 10; Dane's Ab. Index h.t. But this must be understood with this qualification, that no one has a right to use the air over another man's land, in such a manner as to be injurious to him. See 4 Campb. 219; Bowy. Mod. Civ. Law, 62; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 36 1; Grot. Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, liv. 2, c. 2, Sec. 3, note, 3 et 4.
     3. It is the right of the proprietor of an estate to enjoy the light and air that will come to him, and, in general, no one has a right to deprive him of them; but sometimes in building, a man opens windows over his neighbor's ground, and the latter, desirous of building on his own ground, necessarily stops the windows already built, and deprives the first builder of light and air; this he has the right to do, unless the windows are ancient lights, (q.v.) or the proprietor has acquired a right by grant or prescription to have such windows open. See Crabb on R. P. Sec. 444 to 479 and Plan. Vide Nuisance.

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The airships will transport personnel, critical supplies for mine operations, and carry more than 200,000 tonnes of rare earth ore concentrate annually for delivery to Quests Bcancour refining facilities.
In due course, major haulage contractors may find it attractive to invest in airships as an alternative to lorries for transporting heavy and bulky goods.
Straightline Aviation (SLA) intends to buy up to 12 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Hybrid Airships with a potential value of approximately USD480 million, the company said.
The design of the airships puts them at 280 feet long and capable of carrying 47,000 pounds of cargo, and Straightline plans to use them for running operations for oil and gas companies - which often operate in remote locations with irregular terrain - to transport their commodities and machinery, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The University of Lincoln team's research has focused on how to make the most efficient use of energy generated by the photovoltaic cells on the airships and its subsequent use in the electrical power systems, energy storage and the propulsive power requirements.
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From combat cargo lift to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations to civilian cargo delivery in austere environments, hybrid airship technology is now poised to transform the transportation landscape.
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