Monday, 5 June 2017

British admiralty ordered building of large airship according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1909-1910 no. 10

An item reported that the British admiralty ordered the building of a large airship by Vickers Sons&Maxim. The United Service Gazette even said it would become world largest airship with a length of 150 metres. The machinery consisted of 2-200 hp engines allowing a speed of 45 miles. He cargo capacity was 20 tons although in normal situations limited to 5 ton.