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School of Ballooning: Delta

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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

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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