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Restored and colourized photos celebrate 100th anniversary of R34 British Airship transatlantic flight
Tags : British Airship, Dirigible, George Herbert Scott CBE AFC, Long Island, Mineola, R34, Transatlantic Flight
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H.M.A. R34 was a British-engineered airship that entered service just after the end of WW1. With a design inspired by the German Zeppelin L33, brought down and captured on English soil in 1916, H.M.A. R34 was the first ever aircraft to make an east-west transatlantic flight in July 1919 and, with the return flight, the first ever two-way crossing. To mark the 100th anniversary of R34’s historic flight and celebrate this significant achievement in British engineering history, I took it upon myself to restore and colour several photos of the airship and her crew taken from the Library of... Read More