Does anyone know how much ground space needs to be allocated for keeping a blimp/airship tethered? I assume it is likely a circular area with the diameter being (2 x total length) + safety factor.

  • $\begingroup$ Enough for it to swing around I presume $\endgroup$ – Dave May 1 '18 at 16:48
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    $\begingroup$ Are you asking for regulations or recommendations? Is there a specific country you're interested in? $\endgroup$ – fooot May 1 '18 at 17:11
  • $\begingroup$ The aircraft will most likely be operating in Europe but built in the U.S., from my understanding U.S. regulations typically translate almost everywhere. I'd love any insight on certification based on United States standards regarding this issue. $\endgroup$ – Jason May 1 '18 at 18:27

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