AERONAUTICS: Super

Dreadnoughts then superdread-noughts; airships, now superairships. The Shenandoah and the ZR3 with their 2,00,000 cu. ft. of gas or so, their lifting capacity of 150,000 Ib. will soon appear small and insignificant. Airships improve with size; the larger they are, the faster they can go and the greater the proportion of commercial load they can carry relative to their gross weight. Accordingly, the Good-year-Zeppelin Co. is planning on a 5,000,000 cu. ft. ship and the British are actually starting work on two ships of equal size.

The fallen Labor Government authorized the tremendous...

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