Airship R - 100 ( 1929 )

Product image 1Airship R - 100 ( 1929 )
Product image 2Airship R - 100 ( 1929 )
This painting shows His Majesty's Airship R - 100, a privately designed and built British rigid airship made as part of a two - ship competition to develop a commercial airship service for use on British Empire routes as part of the Imperial Airship Scheme.

Caractéristiques

Auteur P.J. Biffen
Format 35,5 x 25,3 cm ( approximately )

Description

Art object ( aviation )
This is a three - quarter front view of R - 100. She was built by the Airship Guarantee Company, a specially created subsidiary of the armaments firm Vickers - Armstrongs, led by Commander Dennis Burney. The design team was headed by Barnes Wallis, later famous for his invention of the bouncing bomb. The design team also included Nevil Shute Norway as the senior stress engineer. R - 100 first flew in December 1929. It made a series of trial flights and a successful return crossing of the Atlantic in July - August 1930, but following the crash of R - 101 in October 1930 the Imperial Airship Scheme was terminated and R - 100 was broken up for scrap.
( source : Wikipedia )

Feature( s ) : Presented under glass. Frame size ( 37,55 x 27,5 x 2,1 cm ). Labels on the back ( 1. R100 Airship, 1929. 2. P.J. Biffen, 42, Longstone Road, Tooting, London, S.W.17. 3. R100 £6 ).

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