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Striking view of the latest British airship.

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Central News
Auckland Weekly News Central News Auckland Weekly News
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8 May 1919

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Airships, Gondolas, Aircraft, Engines, Hangars, Airplane propellersAirshipsGondolasAircraftEnginesHangarsAirplane propellers
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Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 8 May 1919 p033

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Showing the construction of a British airship in a hangar, looking from the rear forwards with the engine aft and the gondola under the nose. The view shows the rigid skeleton being covered by skin panels. Two men are seen working beneath the ship, and access platforms and supports are visible.