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Clement-Bayard No 1 / Adjutant Vincemont / Golden Eagle

 

CB-1

 

Clement-Bayard Airship No 1, The "Adjudant Vincenot" first flew on 28 October 1908. The Clément-Bayard No.1 airship was offered to the French government but was too expensive so it was bought by Tsar Nicholas II for the Russian army as the Golden Eagle.

 

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In 1908 'Astra Clément-Bayard' began manufacturing airships at a new factory in La Motte-Breuil.
 
Seven Clément-Bayard airships were completed.
 
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A 1908 Clément-Bayard No. 1 crashed in the River Seine in 1909.

 

Engine: 2 x Clément-Bayard, 130 hp
Length: 320 ft / 56.25 m
Width of hull: 10.5 m
Contained volume: 3500 cu.m
Max. speed: 28 kts / 51 km/h
Max load: 7700 lb

 


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