Patent GB-1897-10811

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LTA airship with two chambers; can be steered by moving the gas from one chamber to the other. (Also there's a rudder.)

It will be understood that on taking air or gas from the chamber B and forcing into the chamber A a movement of the balloon in an oblique upward direction would result, while if air or gas is taken from the chamber A and forced into the chamber B a motion in an oblique downward direction would result in combination with the motion due to propulsion in a transverse or horizontal direction.

  • Inventor location: Friedeburg a/Saale, Empire of Germany
  • Inventor occupation: Master Baker


Patent family descending from Patent GB-1897-10811

Year filed 1897
Year granted 1897
Office GB
Patent number 10811
Inventors Gustav Fricke
Inventor country DE
Applicant person Gustav Fricke
Applicant firm
Applicant type INDIV
Applicant is inventor? Yes
Original title Improvements in Aerial Balloons
English title Aerial Balloons
Tech fields LTA, gas, navigation, rudder, balloons, compartments, steering
Filing date 1897/04/30
Full specification filed date
Application number
Grant date 1897/06/05
Granted? Yes
Publication date 1897/06/05
Supplementary to patent Patent FR-1897-266527
Related to aircraft? Yes
Serial number
Patent agent Marks & Clerk
Assigned to
National tech categories
Family year 1897
First filing? No
Cites these patents
Citations from after 1930
Application ID
Number of text pages 2
Number of diagram pages 1
Number of figures 3
Number of claims 3