Flight Log of H.M.A. R 101

Flight no.
Date
Departure
Arrival
Duration
Miles
Route
Details from records made by Ernie Watkins, R101 Engineer, personal Log and Sir Peter Masefield's "To Ride the Storm"
1
14th Oct 1929
11.17 am
16.57am
5h 38min
108
Cardington -London return Cardington - Bedford - Leighton Buzzard - Luton - St Albans London (West End) - City of London - St Albans - Harpenden - Luton - Cardington
2
18th Oct 1929
08.12am
17.50pm
9hr 38min
210
Cardington - Midlands return Cardington - Bedford - Northampton - Rugby - Daventy - Coventry - Birmingham - West Browwich - Derby - Nottingham - Newark on Trent - Leicester - Wellingborough -Bedford - Cardington
3
1st Nov 1929
09.40am
16.55pm
7hr 15min
260
Cardinton - Norfolk return Cardington - Bedford - Wisbeech - Sandringham - Kings Lynn - Cromer - The Wash - Out to Sea - Kings Lynn - Norwich - Pulham - Bury St Edmonds - Newmarket - Cambridge - St Neots - Cardington.
4
2nd Nov 1929
20.12pm
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Cardington - Cardington - Bedfod - Luton - St Albans - London - Croydon - Farnham - Portsmouth - Southampton - Isle of Wight - The Needles - Southampton - Basingstoke - Reading - Tring - Bedford - Cardington
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3rd Nov 1929
.
10.14am
14hr 2min
380
South England return
5
8th Nov 1929
13.47pm
16.51pm
3hr 4min
52
Cardington -Local Bedford return Cardington - Bedford - Wellingborough - Kettering - Cambridge - St Neots - Cardington
6
14th Nov 1929
13.34pm
16.43pm
3hr 9min
62
Cardington -Local Bedford return Cardington - Henlow - Hitchin - Welwyn - Hatfield - Welwyn - Hitchin - Henlow - Cardington
7
17th Nov 1929
10.33am
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Cardington - Scotland- Ireland Cardington - Bedford - Lincoln - York - Howden - Durham - Newcastle - Berwick - Dunbar - Edinburgh - Falkirk - Glasgow - Belfast - Isle of Man - Blackpool - Dublin - Bray - Holyhead - Anglesey - Llandudno - Chester - Licthfield - Cardington
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18th Nov 1929
.
17.14pm
30hr 41min
1,148
Midlands - Cardington
.
30th Nov 1929 - 23rd June 1930
In Shed for Winter
(Altering of gas bag wiring)
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8
26th Jun 1930
15.51 pm
20.26pm
4hr 35 min
217
Cardington - Test Flight return  
9
27th Jun 1930
07.22am
19.50pm
12hr 33min
461
Cardington - London (Hendon) return  
10
28th Jun 1930
07.25am
19.51pm
12hr 26min
435
Cardington - RAF Hendon Display-return  
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29th Jun 1930 - 1st Oct 1930
In shed
(Fitting of extra bay)
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11
1st Oct 1930
15.36pm
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Cardington - East of England-  
.
2nd Oct 1930
.
08.27am
16hr 51min
637
North Sea - Cardington Return  
12
4th Oct 1930
18.36pm
02.09am.
7hr 33min
248
Cardington-Crash at Beauvais,France Cardington - Bedford - Luton - Kimpton -Bendish - Hatfield - Alexandra Palace - London - Shadwell - Greenwich - Sidcup - Bodium Castle - Hastings - Pointe de St Quentin - Verigies - North of Blicourt - Beauvais- Bios de Coutumes - Allonne
Total
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. 127h 20min
(5.3 days)
4,218 Total Passengers 186