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The Lessons of R.101: Some Matters Requiring Investigation

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 May 1931



IN discussing the report of the inquiry into the accident to R.101 it is impossible to avoid at the outset joining in the chorus of praise that has greeted it. The whole report is lucid and clear, and follows a logical process of thought until the final—we believe inevitable—conclusion, that the catastrophe was due to a sudden heavy loss of gas in the forward part of the ship following probably on a continued slighter leakage, is reached.


(1931), "The Lessons of R.101: Some Matters Requiring Investigation", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 3 No. 5, pp. 103-104.




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