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School of Ballooning: Delta

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Note: This is a sub-section of School of Ballooning.

The maiden flight of Delta was in September 1912.

The airship had a capacity of 175,000 cubic feet with an envelope of Continental rubber-proofed fabric. It was powered by two White and Poppe 110-hp engines and had a top speed of 40 mph with a crew of five.

Shown at the Aero Show in February 1913.

She came part of Admiralty on 1st January 1914 and no other record of her in known.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • The Royal Aircraft Factory by Paul R. Hare. ISBN 0-85177-843-7
  • The Airship by Christopher Sprigg. Published c1931