Nevil Shute Norway Foundation


Fig 1.
R100 under construction The R100 Airship during construction showing the framework. Calculation of the forces acting on the ring girders is described in some detail in "Slide Rule". For scale note the two people sitting on top of the end ring ! (From Sir Charles Denistoun Burney "The World, the Air and the Future", Alfred Knopf, London 1929)
Fig 2.
R100 Lounge A photograph of the lounge in the R100 Airship. Nevil Shute is on the landing.
(taken from "Barnes Wallis" by J.E. Morpurgo)
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