Return to Home Page

Cardington Airship Shed

Illustration of airship shed Photo of airship shed model

Skill Level 3/5
Previous experience recommended.

This model builds into an accurate 1:700 scale replica of the Cardington Number One shed during the R101 era. The completed model is over 15 inches 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

shed_instr.pdf - 314 KiB - This document contains the instructions only (5 pages).

shed_parts.pdf - 7.43 MiB - This document contains the parts for the model (7 pages).

shed_base.pdf - 6.37 MiB - This document contains the parts for the optional display base (2 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 
Copyright 2005-2021 by Ralph Currell.