Giffard Dirigible

Type: Hydrogen-filled Envelope
Role: Experimental
Top speed: 6 mph / 9 kph
Volume: 10,600 ft3 / 300 m3
Length: 144′ 4″ / 44 m
Power: 3hp Steam Engine
Crew: 1
Designer(s): Henri Giffard
Manufacturer: Henri Giffard
Number Manufactured: 1
Country of Origin: France
First Flight: September 24, 1852

 

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