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Ship Identification : SS AIRSHIPS (Armstrong Whitworth Cars)


     
SS Airships (Armstrong Whitworth cars)    
   
Envelope capacity..................................................... 70,000 cubic feet  
Ballonets.................................................................. Ballonets (two) capacity 19,600 cubic feet  
Length...................................................................... 143 feet 5 inches  
Diameter................................................................... 32 feet  
Height....................................................................... 43 feet 5 inches  
Plane area (each)...................................................... 110 square feet  
Car length................................................................. 26 feet  
Engines.................................................................... 100 hp water-cooled Green  
Propeller Four-bladed.................................................
9 feet diameter  
Petrol tanks.............................................................. (three) capacity ; 90 gallons total  
Water ballast............................................................. capacity 30 gallons  
Gross lift................................................................... 2.2 tones  
Disposable lift. .......................................................... 0.7 tons  
Endurance at full speed.............................................. 12 hours  
Endurance at half throttle ........................................... 24 hours  
Top speed................................................................. 45 mph  
Climb........................................................................ 500 feet per minute  
Turning circle............................................................. 43 seconds minimum  
     

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