Airship transport services

Made:
1918-1918
part of archive:
Papers of Sir Barnes Neville Wallis
maker:
Vickers Ltd

43 pages investigating the possibilities of airship transport services, addressing proposed services and routes; a proposed London to New York serice; the estimated cost of running an Atlantic service; financial working arrangements; a general specification of the proposed airship; the aerodrome, sheds and equipment required; weather; navigation; a comparison of airships and aeroplanes and pre-war German airship passenger services. Also contains five coloured plate drawings showing the proposed transatlantic airship; the passenger accommodation on board; the proposed aerodrome with mooring tower to be used; a detailed depiction of the mooring gear masthead and a map showing proposed routes and prevailing winds. Housed in the original file

Details

Extent:
1 file
Identifier:
BNW/B/7/15
Access:
Open Access

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