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School of Ballooning: Nulli Secundus II

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

This was the modified version of the Nulli Secundus (also known as the Army Dirigible No. 1). She was converted to a semi-rigid of 55,000 cubic feet and a 40-50hp Antoinette engine and with the car much closer to the envelope.

She made her first flight on 28th July 1908 but had a series of mishaps as she was found to unmanageable.

She was converted to the Gamma.

See Also

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Sources of Information

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