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R31-class airship

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The R31 class of British rigid airships was constructed in the closing months of World War I and comprised two aircraft, His Majesty's Airship R31 and R32. [1]

22 relations: Armistice of 11 November 1918, Cardington, Bedfordshire, East Fortune, East Riding of Yorkshire, List of Schütte-Lanz airships, National Physical Laboratory (United Kingdom), Plywood, R23X-class airship, R33-class airship, R38-class airship, R80 (airship), Rigid airship, RNAS Howden, RNAS Pulham, Rolls-Royce Eagle, Royal Air Force, Royal Corps of Naval Constructors, Royal Navy, Short Brothers, Squadron leader, U-boat, 12-pounder gun.

Armistice of 11 November 1918

The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last opponent, Germany.

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Cardington, Bedfordshire

Cardington is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England.

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East Fortune

East Fortune is a village in East Lothian, Scotland, located 2 miles (3 km) north west of East Linton.

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East Riding of Yorkshire

The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Yorkshire, is a ceremonial county in the North of England.

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List of Schütte-Lanz airships

Schütte-Lanz (SL) is the name of a series of rigid airships designed and built by the Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz company from 1909 until the S.L.22 was delivered in 1917.

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National Physical Laboratory (United Kingdom)

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the national measurement standards laboratory for the United Kingdom, based at Bushy Park in Teddington, London, England.

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Plywood is a sheet material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated up to 90 degrees to one another.

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R23X-class airship

The British R23X class of rigid airships were developed during World War I using the experiences gained from the 23 class, but only two of the planned four R23X class were built: R27 and R29.

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R33-class airship

The R33 class of British rigid airships were built for the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War, but were not completed until after the end of hostilities, by which time the RNAS had become part of the Royal Air Force.

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R38-class airship

The R38 class (also known as the A class) of rigid airships was designed for Britain's Royal Navy during the final months of the First World War, intended for long-range patrol duties over the North Sea.

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R80 (airship)

The R80 was a British rigid airship, first flown on 19 July 1920 and the first fully streamlined airship to be built in Britain.

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Rigid airship

A rigid airship is a type of airship (or dirigible) in which the envelope is supported by an internal framework rather than by being kept in shape by the pressure of the lifting gas within the envelope, as in blimps (also called pressure airships) and semi-rigid airships.

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RNAS Howden

RNAS Howden (later RAF Howden) was an airship station near the town of Howden south-east of York, England.

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RNAS Pulham

RNAS Pulham (later RAF Pulham) was a Royal Navy Air Service (RNAS) airship station, near Pulham St Mary south of Norwich, UK.

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Rolls-Royce Eagle

The Rolls-Royce Eagle was the first aircraft engine to be developed by Rolls-Royce Limited.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Corps of Naval Constructors

The Royal Corps of Naval Constructors is an institution of the British Royal Navy and Admiralty for training in naval architecture, marine, electrical and weapon engineering.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Short Brothers

Short Brothers plc, usually referred to as Shorts or Short, is an aerospace company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Squadron leader

Squadron leader (Sqn Ldr in the RAF; SQNLDR in the RAAF and RNZAF; formerly sometimes S/L in all services) is a commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many countries which have historical British influence.

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U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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12-pounder gun

12-pounder gun or 12-pdr, usually denotes a gun which fired a projectile of approximately 12 pounds.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R31-class_airship

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