Viewing page 18 of 26

This transcription has been completed. Contact us with corrections.

[[image - drawing of a propeller driven lighter than air balloon with a passenger cabin attached to the bottom. text: Tip to butt 160 ft. Diameter 80 ft.  Capacity 804,249.6 cu. Ft. Cabin cross section 9 x 9 = 1012.5 sq. ft.]]

[[underlined]] Second form, June 30, 1881. [[/underlined]] 

[[image - drawing of Frame for supporting cabin]]
Frame for supporting cabin.
Dotted lines represent wires. Full lines represent more rigid supports.
Head pressure at 50 miles per hour 63,834.5 pounds

Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact