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The First Modern AllMetal Airship

The First Modern AllMetal Airship THE ZMC2 hull is 149 ft. 5 in. long from bow to stern, and 52 ft. 8 in. in maximum diameter. Its covering consists of 00095 in. thin Alclad alloy sheets sewn together by the Aircraft Development Corporation riveting machine. Each of the rings of sheet metal composing the hull surface has the shape of the frustum of a cone together the cones closely approximate the curvature of the hull. There are 142 such conical surfaces from bow to stern. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

The First Modern AllMetal Airship

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 2 (6): 6 – Jun 1, 1930

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0002-2667
DOI
10.1108/eb029278
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Abstract

THE ZMC2 hull is 149 ft. 5 in. long from bow to stern, and 52 ft. 8 in. in maximum diameter. Its covering consists of 00095 in. thin Alclad alloy sheets sewn together by the Aircraft Development Corporation riveting machine. Each of the rings of sheet metal composing the hull surface has the shape of the frustum of a cone together the cones closely approximate the curvature of the hull. There are 142 such conical surfaces from bow to stern.

Journal

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1930

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