Airship envelope air pressure gauge, from the R101 airship

Airship envelope air pressure gauge, from the R101 airship, England, 1929-1930. This gauge was used to measure the pressure of the air surrounding the gas bags in the R101 airship envelope. The air pressure gauge would have been in the control car with tubing running to the interior of the envelope.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1961-193
Measurements:
overall depth and diameter: 133 x 195 mm
type:
air gauge, gauges
credit:
S Smith and Sons (England) Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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