The gas board controlled the ship’s lifting gas and allowed officers to release hydrogen to increase the static weight of the ship.
Toggles controlled the ship’s 14 maneuvering valves, and could be used to release gas from the ship's 16 individual cells.
May 4, 2012 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Airships.net
| Caption by: James Martin
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