Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,152 pages of information and 245,599 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Dupoy de Lome

From Graces Guide

Built an airship for the French governemnt. The craft was 112 feet long and 48.5 feet in diameter and contained ballonets. It has two propellors and these were turned by eight men.

In 1782 it made a trial flight and reached speeds of nearly six miles per hour.

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Sources of Information

  • The Airship by Christopher Sprigg. Published c1931