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Airship Model - Channel Winged Object Reg. No: ST 031421

Summary:
This model of the 'Boston' Channel Winged airship built by George Gray of the New Zealand Model Airship Research Society. It was donated to the Museum in 1980. This model was built to promote the donor's enthusiasm for airship design and the airship itself was never constructed. The donor stated in a letter that he had been working on the concept of the channel-wing airship since 1966. The model had previously been displayed at Wigram RNZAF Base in 1979.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from G. Gray, 1980
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: airships, model airships, scale models, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Airships
Tertiary Classification: model rigid airships
Designer: Mr G. Gray, New Zealand, 1966-1980

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