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Graf Zeppelin, circa 1937

Cruise and Air Ship History: The Graf Zeppelin – The first flight of an airship around-the-world. William Randolph Hearst financed the flight in It took 12 days and 11 hours.

Zerstörung des Marine - Luftschiffes L.II, 17. Oktober 1913

Burning German airship L.II falling from sky, Oct. Bain Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.

дирижабль: 33 тыс изображений найдено в Яндекс.Картинках

The first commercial passenger flight across the Atlantic in 1928 and the first commercial passenger flight around the world in 1929

In 1929, the 776-foot-long Graf Zeppelin docked at Mines Field as part of its circumnavigation of the globe. Courtesy of the Title Insurance and Trust / C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, USC Libraries.

The Graf Zeppelin, was the airship (see List of Zeppelins) in the series begun by Ferdinand von Zeppelin, and was named after him. She was 776 feet long, could lift pounds (crew cargo), and could fly 80 mph.

19-At approximately 7 25 pm local time-the German zeppelin Hindenburg burst into flames as it nosed toward the mooring post at the Naval Air Station in Lakehurst-New Jersey-on May 6 1937

At approximately p. local time, the German zeppelin Hindenburg burst into flames as it nosed toward the mooring post at the Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, New Jersey, on May The airship was still some 200 feet above the ground.

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Landing in Friedrichshafen Many people were needed to hold down the Graf Zeppelin in Helsinki, Finland The .

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image interactive: On this day in Aviation 03 Jan 1917 by Francois Vebr

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