The Airship is a boat which Newton Gimmick built (then realized he was not very close to water) and realized that if it could float on water, it could float on hot air. So he tied a huge air bag to the Ship which was filled with air through a long shaft from the furnace in the Ship into the airbag and lifted the boat off the ground. After crashing into the tree of Leota the Woodsprite, he realized he needed a way to steer the Ship. So, with Leota's help, a propeller was attached. Which ever way the propeller was turned, the Ship would move in the opposite direction. This was Gimmick's most important invention of the series.
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