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Airship on a Mooring Mast
Airship on a Mooring Mast

Airship on a Mooring Mast 1917


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Airship on a Mooring Mast 1917

7 mins United Kingdom

High winds are not good for airships, especially when they are moored. This observational study film illustrates the behaviour of an SS Class Airship moored to its mast in varying winds of 8mph up to 25mph, demonstrating the vulnerability of their light and delicate construction. While this one doesn't get into trouble, it's clear why mooring stations needed to be built in secluded and sheltered areas.


Winds Testing (Engineering) Airships


1917 on film




United Kingdom



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