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R38-class airship

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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. [1]

43 relations: Admiralty, Air commodore, Airship, Armistice of 11 November 1918, Armstrong Whitworth, Cardington, Bedfordshire, Dixmude (airship), Edward Maitland (RAF officer), Flight International, Hindenburg disaster, Humber, Hunting oscillation, J. E. M. Pritchard, John Salmond, Kingston upon Hull, Lead ship, List of airship accidents, List of airships of the United States Navy, List of disasters in Great Britain and Ireland by death toll, Mervyn O'Gorman, Nationalization, North Sea, Oswald Short, QF 1-pounder pom-pom, R101, Reciprocating engine, Rigid airship, RNAS Pulham, Roma (airship), Royal Navy, Scuttling of the German fleet in Scapa Flow, Short Brothers, Stress–strain analysis, Sunbeam Cossack, The Engineer (magazine), The Outlook (New York City), United States Navy, USS Los Angeles (ZR-3), USS Shenandoah (ZR-1), War reparations, World War I, Yorkshire, Zeppelin.

Admiralty

The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.

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Air commodore

Air commodore (abbreviated as Air Cdre in the RAF, IAF and PAF; AIRCDRE in the RNZAF and RAAF) is a one-star rank and the most junior general rank of the air-officer which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

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Airship

An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power.

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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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Armstrong Whitworth

Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd was a major British manufacturing company of the early years of the 20th century.

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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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Dixmude (airship)

The Dixmude was a Zeppelin airship built for the Imperial German Navy as L 72 (c/n LZ 114) and not completed until after the end of the First World War, when it was given to France as war reparation and recommissioned in French Navy service and renamed Dixmude.

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Edward Maitland (RAF officer)

Air Commodore Edward Maitland Maitland, (21 February 1880 – 24 August 1921) was an early military aviator who served in the Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers, the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force.

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Flight International

Flight International (or simply Flight) is a weekly magazine focused on aerospace, published in the United Kingdom.

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Hindenburg disaster

The Hindenburg disaster occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States.

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Humber

The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England.

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Hunting oscillation

Hunting oscillation is a self-oscillation, usually unwanted, about an equilibrium.

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J. E. M. Pritchard

John Edward Maddock Pritchard, OBE, AFC was a British military officer who served in the RNAS, commanding non-rigid airships, and later in the Royal Air Force.

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John Salmond

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Maitland Salmond, (17 July 1881 – 16 April 1968) was a British military officer who rose to high rank in the Royal Flying Corps and then the Royal Air Force.

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Kingston upon Hull

Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Lead ship

The lead ship, name ship, or class leader is the first of a series or class of ships all constructed according to the same general design.

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List of airship accidents

The following is a partial list of airship accidents.

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List of airships of the United States Navy

List of airships of the United States Navy identifies the airships of the United States Navy by type, identification, and class.

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List of disasters in Great Britain and Ireland by death toll

The following list of disasters in Great Britain and Ireland is a list of major disasters (excluding acts of war but including acts of terrorism) which relate to the United Kingdom since 1801, or the states that preceded it (England and Wales and Scotland before 1707, Ireland and Great Britain from 1707 to 1800), or involved their citizens, in a definable incident or accident such as a shipwreck, where the loss of life was forty or more.

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Mervyn O'Gorman

Mervyn Joseph Pius O'Gorman (19 December 1871 – 16 March 1958) was a British electrical and aircraft engineer.

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Nationalization

Nationalization (or nationalisation) is the process of transforming private assets into public assets by bringing them under the public ownership of a national government or state.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Oswald Short

Hugh Oswald Short, AFRAeS (16 January 1883 – 4 December 1969) was an English aeronautical engineer.

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QF 1-pounder pom-pom

The QF 1 pounder, universally known as the pom-pom due to the sound of its discharge, was a 37 mm British autocannon, the first of its type in the world.

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R101

R101 was one of a pair of British rigid airships completed in 1929 as part of a British government programme to develop civil airships capable of service on long-distance routes within the British Empire.

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Reciprocating engine

A reciprocating engine, also often known as a piston engine, is typically a heat engine (although there are also pneumatic and hydraulic reciprocating engines) that uses one or more reciprocating pistons to convert pressure into a rotating motion.

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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 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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Roma (airship)

Roma was an Italian semi-rigid airship, originally designated the T-34.

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Royal Navy

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

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Scuttling of the German fleet in Scapa Flow

The scuttling of the German fleet took place at the Royal Navy's base at Scapa Flow, in Scotland, after the First World War.

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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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Stress–strain analysis

Stress–strain analysis (or stress analysis) is an engineering discipline that uses many methods to determine the stresses and strains in materials and structures subjected to forces.

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Sunbeam Cossack

The Sunbeam Cossack was a British 12-cylinder aero engine that was first run in 1916.

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The Engineer (magazine)

The Engineer is a London-based monthly magazine covering the latest developments and business news in engineering and technology in the UK and internationally.

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The Outlook (New York City)

The Outlook (1870–1935) was a weekly magazine, published in New York City.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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USS Los Angeles (ZR-3)

The USS Los Angeles was a rigid airship, designated ZR-3, which was built in 1923–1924 by the Zeppelin company in Friedrichshafen, Germany, as war reparation.

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USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)

USS Shenandoah was the first of four United States Navy rigid airships.

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War reparations

War reparations are payments made after a war by the vanquished to the victors.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Yorkshire

Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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Zeppelin

A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R38-class_airship

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