Aircraft Photo of G-BEPZ | Cameron D-96 Airship | Zanussi | #130825
Registration / Serial:G-BEPZ
Aircraft Original Type:Cameron D-96 Airship
Aircraft Generic Type:Cameron D-96 Airship
Aircraft Version:Cameron D-96 Airship
C/n (msn):300
Operator / Titles:Zanussi
City / Airport:Bassingbourn (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Event:Bassingbourn Anglo-American Air Festival 1978
Photo Date:27 May 1978
Photo by:Alex Christie
Photo ID: 130825
Photo Comment

Not a regular balloon, but the world's first hot air (thermal) airship. It is powered and steerable, and was first flown in 1973. This particular one was destroyed on January 8, 1994 during recovery following an accident at Savernake Forest near Marlborough, Wilts.

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