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By John F. Connors

ISBN-10: 0897471156

ISBN-13: 9780897471152

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Farman 60,000/70,000 143ft 5in. 8 tons 40mph SS Armstrong Whitworth 70,000 143ft 5in. 7 tons 45mph SS Pusher 70,000 143ft 5in. 6 tons 52mph SS Zero 70,000 143ft 5in. 6 tons 53mph SSTwin 100,000 165ft 2 x 75hp Rolls-Royce Hawk or 2 x 10Ohp Sunbeam 1 ton 57mph C Class 170,000 195ft 6in. 101 46 5,509,753 SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Abbott, Patrick, Airship, Bath (1973) Abbott, Patrick, The British Airship at War 1914-1918, Jackson, Robert, Airships, Lavenham (1989) London (1971) Mowthorpe, Ces, Battlebags - British Airships of the First World War, Stroud (1995) Sinclair, J .

6 tons 52mph SS Zero 70,000 143ft 5in. 6 tons 53mph SSTwin 100,000 165ft 2 x 75hp Rolls-Royce Hawk or 2 x 10Ohp Sunbeam 1 ton 57mph C Class 170,000 195ft 6in. 101 46 5,509,753 SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Abbott, Patrick, Airship, Bath (1973) Abbott, Patrick, The British Airship at War 1914-1918, Jackson, Robert, Airships, Lavenham (1989) London (1971) Mowthorpe, Ces, Battlebags - British Airships of the First World War, Stroud (1995) Sinclair, J . , Airship Saga, Poole (1982) Vivian, E. Charles, A History of Aeronautics, Whale, George, British Airships: London (1921) Past, Present and Future, London (1919) Williams, Capt T.

48023) Until the decision by the Admiralty to give the go-ahead for the design of the R . 3 1 Class, all British rigid airships had c o m e from the designs of Vickers. N o w , Short Brothers built the first o f this class, R . 3 1 , at their new facility at C a r d i n g t o n , Bedfordshire, the design being based on those o f the G e r m a n firm Schutte-Lanz, which specialised in w o o d e n - f r a m e d airships. Overall R . 3 1 extended to a length o f 6 1 5 f t with a diameter o f 6 5 f t 6in.

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