Department of Scientific and Industrial Research: National Physical Laboratory: Amphibious Aircraft Test Reports

Reference:
DSIR 42
Title:
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research: National Physical Laboratory: Amphibious Aircraft Test Reports
Description:

Reports and photographs of tests of models of Sea-planes and flying boats carried out for the Air Ministry and private aircraft constructors at William Froude National Tank, Teddington.

Date:
1918-1929
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Physical description:
43 file(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

Tests on scale models of float sea-planes and flying boats were carried out for both the Air Ministry and aircraft constructors at the William Froude National Tank, Teddington. The tank which was originally known as the Alfred Yarrow Tank was operated by the Royal Society from July 1911 until 1918, when it became part of the National Physical Laboratory.

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