R-100—At Last

Banged and buffeted by storms that stood her on end and ripped her tail, the British dirigible R-100 last week completed, twelve hours later than expected, her long-deferred flight from Cardington, England to St. Hubert Airport, Montreal. Largest lighter-than-air craft in the world, fourth to fly the Atlantic, the R-100 made the crossing in 78 hr. 49 min.— She carried 37 officers & crew, seven passengers, including her designer, Commander Charles Dennistoun Burney.

The great ship was winding up the St. Lawrence valley toward Quebec when fabric covering her port stabilizer finally yielded...

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