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British Airship R.100

Illustration of R.100 Photo of R.100 model

Skill Level 3/5
Previous experience recommended.

This model builds into an accurate 1:700 scale replica of the R.100 as she appeared on her transatlantic voyage. The completed model is about 12 inches (30cm) long.

You will need a colour printer capable of handling card or cover stock to print the parts sheets. 67 lb cover stock (approx 8.5 thousandths of an inch or 0.2 mm thick) is recommended.

See photos of the finished model.
Brief history and related links.

The model files

r100inst.pdf - 121 KiB - This document contains the instructions only (3 pages).

r100prts.pdf - 2.36 MiB - This document contains the parts for the R-100 model (4 pages).

r100prts_outline.pdf - 64 KiB - This is a special version of the parts layout with no background colour, and is intended for printing onto metallic card stock (4 pages).

The parts and instructions are in Adobe PDF format. Your web browser may allow you to read and print these files, otherwise you'll need a PDF reader such as Adobe's Acrobat Reader or Foxit Reader.

Last updated on 5 February 2021 
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