British Rigid Airship Constructors

Rigid airships built by Vickers at Barrow

The Mayfly

HMA No9r

HMA No23r

R26

R80

Rigid airships built by Beardmore at Inchinnan

HMA 24r

R27

R34

R36

Rigid airships built by Armstrong Whitworth at Selby, Yorks

HMA 25r

R29

R33

Oswald Short

Rigid airships built by Shorts at Cardington.

Eustace Short

The R31

The R38/ZR2 airship. This ship was started by Shorts but was completed by the RAW (see below).

The R32

The Shorts Building. Design staff were based here.

The R101 was built at the Royal Airship Works (RAW) at Cardington.

The R101 airship.

Still standing today the two airship sheds at Cardington.

Ivor Campbell. The first RAW Superintendent.

Emblem for the Royal Airship Works (RAW)

The Airship Guarantee Company (Vickers backed) built the R100 at Howden.

The R100 moored at St Hubert, Canada.

The R100 moored at Montreal, Canada.