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Russian Empire airship Albatross
 
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Albatross
 
The airship “Albatross" was built on Izhorskij in 1912.
 
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Albatross-II
 
After one test flight in the hangar the "Albatross" burst. The dirigible was reassembled in Petersburg, Russia in 1913 and changed to the non-rigid "Albatross-II".

 

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Albatross-II
 
During the First World War the Albatross II made seven bombing patrols but the missions were never completed either because of low clouds, fog, or other reasons.
 
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"Albatross-2" over Petrograd
 
When flying on October 13, 1914, the Albatross II got into a thick fog with a strong wind, and walking at low altitude, flew into a tree and crashed. The crew were not injured.
 
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Albatros
Envelope volume: 10000 cu.m
Engurance: 20 hr
 
Albatross II
Engines: 2 x 158 hp
Length: 77 m
Width: 15 m
Envelope volume: 9600 cu.m
Maximum speed: 68 km / h

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 


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