Airship R 34 and East Fortune

A plaque at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian, commemorates the airship R34 which flew from there on 2/7/1919 to make the first crossing of the Atlantic from east to west (landing on Mineola, Long Island on 6/7/1919) and subsequently made the first double crossing by returning (to Fulham) on 13/7/1919:-

Airship Plaque, National Museum of Flight

The airship’s mooring block is still in evidence:-

Airship Mooring Block

Information Board:-

R34 Information Board, National Museum of Flight

Model of R34. Sorry about the reflectuons. he model is behind glass and not well lit:-

Model of R34, National Museum of Flight

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