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Thumbnail preview of 1920 - 0414.pdf...gh from the other tank to serve again as ballast. In this way half of the total amount of fuel on hand can always be quickly discharged, if necessary. The Side view of the car of the Goodyear •' Pony Blimp at tanks are filled by a simple connection in the car, without anynecessity for climbing up.to thenf. The ship can be used as a kite balloon by allowing it to ride on the end of the drag rope. A...
1920 - 0414.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1920 - 0413.pdf...g passengers, ballast, anchor, drag rope, parachutes and fuel. (Barometer,28-7 in., temperature—3 deg. Cent., gas purity 98 -5 percent., envelope pressure, -I in.). % Side view of the Goodyear " Pony Blimp " destination and get there in much less time than one would in a free balloon. During the War much has been learnt about the dirigible, and we have no doubts as to the practical possibilities o...
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Thumbnail preview of 1919 - 0072.pdf...ANUARY [6 1919 FOUR BRITISH AIRSHIPS OF THE NON-RIGID TYPE.—The top and middle photographs show •« Astra Torres types, while the inset and the bottom illustrations are of ships of the " Blimp " type. 7...
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Thumbnail preview of 1919 - 0073.pdf...—^—^————— _ JANUARY 16, 191 m OUR AIRSHIP FLEET.—SS. "Z. 43," nose-end on, being brought into shed in 40 m.p.h. wind. Above, another Blimp waiting its turn. OUR AIRSHIP FLEET.—A couple of*' SS's.,", with a third craft up above, ready for patrol duty. 7...
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Thumbnail preview of 1917 - 1139.pdf...ccompanying photographs, founded on German lines. The reduction gearing from crank shaft to propeller is from 1,600 to 1,024. The carburetters are placed in the Vee between the cylinders. AMERICA'S "rBLIMPS. AMERICA'S fleet of " Blimps " is growing rapidly. In addition to those delivered by the Goodyear Company, illus- trations of which appeared in our issue of September 27 th last, the acceptance...
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Thumbnail preview of 1920 - 1036.pdf...as reduced by one owing to. the accident to Rholfs on the Gurtiss. In landing at Villa- coublay the chassis collapsed, and the pilot was injured, but not very seriously. .. v . .. _-„ ^ BIRTH OF THE "BLIMP" A CORRESPONDENT writes: " To your interesting article by ' Rafex,' in the issue of September 16, I may be permitted perhaps to add, by way of a footnote, a little ' secret history ' of which I ...
1920 - 1036.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1919 - 0912.pdf....S. Army Airship A-4 approaching the landing stage erected on the roof of the Statler Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio. Right, the airship comes " alongtop " and lands two passengers. Bottom, the U.S. Army " Blimp " A-4. " Blimps"—the A-4, built by the Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company — successfully came " alongtop " a landing stage erected on the roof of the Statier Hotel at Cleveland, Ohio (where th...
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Thumbnail preview of 1920 - 1000.pdf...EPTEMBER 16, 1920 THE STORY OF THE S.S, AIRSHIP (BLIMP) '•'•». ."" '. BY RAFEX '"' r~ •''•••-'•' •-' '• •- ^ •'-"" '- ' •••"'•-. •' "; --'•-• THERE appear to be nearly as many claimants for the credit of " giving the S.S. Airship to the Nation " as ...
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Thumbnail preview of 1920 - 1003.pdf...Lieut. James Murray Grier, U.S.A., who had distinguished himself in the War, and of Sergt. Joseph Saxe, most expert photographer in the Army. They were photographing the champions from the aeroplane. Blimps for Whale Hunting A SCHEME for utilising " blimps " for hunting whales is to be tried by Capt. John D. Loop, of Long Beach, Cal., who has had some experience of whaling in the old style. Capt. ...
1920 - 1003.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1917 - 0743.pdf...rk is required. The makers urge that it is not only useful " for the duration of the war," since it will be a live and economic factor in any scheme for changing over from war to peace work. American Blimps. THE first of the series of 16 small dirigibles, or " Blimps " —fully described in a recent issue of " FLIGHT "—that is being constructed for the U.S. Navy, has been completed, and has made a s...
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Thumbnail preview of 1916 - 1119.pdf... To safely land, the 'bus was able. HE walked with a stick and a limp. On his head was a very fine " pimp." When they asked " At the Front ? " He replied with agrunt— " No. Looping the loop on a Blimp." ! t » IT'S a wonderful 'bus the Sikorski, Of humans it takes up a scoreski. There is much motorvitch, The mechanics for which Sleep in bungalows built on the floorski. t I t THERE was ...
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Thumbnail preview of 1916 - 1120.pdf... M.U. D. (Hendon). You say you have lost your compression. Try Scotland Yard. Poynter (Chelsea). No, a hog's hair brush would not do for doping the engine. Unterseeboot. No, it is not true that Blimps lay eggs. Novice (Peckham). You say you cannot dissemble your machine. Show it to an expert; he will soon pull it to pieces. 5^ :kS ^ ^S 3...
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Thumbnail preview of 1917 - 1003.pdf... addition to raid literature so far published. The advice given is in the very simplest phraseology, and anybody who^ gets mauled by By courtesy "Aerial Age ". (U.S.A.). The first of the U.S.A. Navy "Blimps," constructed by the Goodyear Co., making its trial flights. falling shrapnel, &c, when by following these hints injury can in most cases be avoided, about deserve what they get. The full text ...
1917 - 1003.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1919 - 0640.pdf...for a trial flight at Montank Point, Long Island, at the first opportunity. She will make her headquarters in Newfoundland at Quidi Vidi, near St. John's, the Martinsyde ground. The C 5 is of the Blimp type with an envelope 200 ft. long, and her 40-ft. car carries two motors, which give her a speed of 55 miles an hour. The s.s. " Digby," with the Handley Page-Rolls-Royce on board, arrived ...
1919 - 0640.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1919 - 0647.pdf..., depicts as from mid-air the homing destroyers, and a little scout machine above them humming strongly. " Der Tag," the German High Sea Fleet coming in, by W. L. Wyllie, R.A., shows an encircling blimp, but this work is too tidy to convince. A PICTURE, " Late News," by George Harcourt, shows eager groups with the evening's paper, and recalls memories of days we shall be glad to forget. All...
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Thumbnail preview of 1920 - 0621.pdf... speed of the towing ship or mobile winch, over and above that ofthe wind current. In applying the principles of the captive balloon to that ofmooring an airship, a small ship, similar to the Naval " Blimp " type has been taken, and from this example, some observa-tions for the successful mooring of airships by this method can be obtained. Airships have been moored successfully to a mooring mast,a...
1920 - 0621.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1921 - 0100.pdf...id a climb of 3,000 metres. THAT business is really meant for utilising aircraft in connection with the fishing industry is evident from the fact announced that four small non-rigid airships of the " Blimp " type, and a British aeroplane of the latest type, have just been purchased by a private company for work in Newfoundland in this connection. " Is cavalry obsolete ? " is the query set out in a...
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Thumbnail preview of 1922 - 0748.pdf... all the later British rigid airships, the " Matabele " 400 h.p., and the " Dyak " six-cylinder in line vertical engine, developing 100 h.p. This latter, in addition to being largely employed in " Blimps " during the War, has been in use by the Japanese Navy in some of its airships, and also fitted to a number of Avro machines, in which it has been very successful, particularly in Australia...
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Thumbnail preview of 1921 - 0179.pdf...boats, and has taken with him for the purpose some thirty of hisRochester Works experts. We have not heard whether they propose making a bid to relieve us of our dual-headed AirMinister. A Vickers «' Blimp " for JapanTHE " Blimp " airship, upon which Messrs. Vickers, Ltd., have been engaged at Barrow some time for the JapaneseGovernment, is now practically ready to take the air. Her trials will ve...
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Thumbnail preview of 1920 - 0534.pdf...odore G. L. Lambe, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., Room 716, Air Ministry," by not later than June 22, as the, number is limited. Envelopes should be marked " Dun- kerque Dinner," and the tickets cost £1 each. Blimps for Canada and S.A. ALTHOUGH Australia has declined the " Blimps " as not being suitable for the work in hand, some of them are going to Canada. It is understood that the British Government is ...
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