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R100: Building Barnes Wallis’ Giant

The R100 was an incredible commercial airship designed by Barnes Wallis.  

The ship first flew in December 1929 and successfully undertook a transatlantic flight from Bedford (Cardington) to Canada in July 1930. 

 In this video, Alastair Lawson and Roger Allton from the Airship Heritage Trust explore how the incredible ship was made.