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Zeppelin NT 2012 Flight Sason

ShareThe Zeppelin NT 2012 flight Season started today: First 2012 Zeppelin NT flight today from Friedrichshafen to Meersburg and back.

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Lecture at Royal Aeronautical Society at London Heathrow, British Airways

ShareThere is a lecture on 8 December 2011 at the Heathrow branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) by Albert Barnes about his 80 years in aviation, which started with seeing the Zeppelin at age 6 in Brighton. Lecture starts … Continue reading

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Graue and Klein with zeppelin and catapult double-win at SESCAL 2011

ShareJim Graue and Allen Klein scored a double-win at the SASCAL 2011 exhibition held in Los Angeles, CA on October 14 – 16, 2011: Jim Graue won the Grand Award in the multiple-frame class with his exhibit German North Atlantic … Continue reading

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eZEP-newsletter August 2011: Zeppelin, blimp, airship, Luftschiff and Zeppelinpost

ShareFrom Asterix to Zeppelin, from Mary to Dorothy, from Greece to Iceland, from Orly to Le Bourget, from Josef to Magda and from Columbia back to Austria: The Summer2011 issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL is currently at the printers … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame Award for Jim Graue and Ben Ramkissoon

ShareDedicated aerophilatelists Jim Graue and Ben Ramkissoon have recently received the Hall of Fame Award for their long-standing contributions to aerophilately. Ben Ramkissoon is rocket mail and Trinidad and Tobago expert, and Jim Graue is famous for his DLH Deutsche … Continue reading

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Olympic Games 1936 Berlin and zeppelin airship LZ-129 Hindenburg

ShareOn 1 August 1936, the Olympic Games at Berlin, Germany were opened. On that occasion, airship LZ-129 HINDENBURG flew from Frankfurt to Berlin, it was the so called “Olympic Flight”. After circling over Berlin Olympic Stadium, the airship dropped the … Continue reading

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80 years ago: LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin Polar Flight in 1931, icebreaker Malyguin

ShareDo you know what happened today in history 80 years ago? On 24 July 1931, airship LZ-127 GRAF ZEPPELIN departed Friedrichshafen at 9.55 a.m. to fly to Berlin. It was the first leg of the famous Polar Flight. The next … Continue reading

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Longhi received AAMS George D. Kingdom Award for Italian zeppelin book

ShareFioreno Longhi received the AAMS George D. Kingdom Literature Award  for his Italian zeppelin mail book CATALOGO STORICO DESCRITTIVO DEGLI AEROGRAMMI ZEPPELIN DI ITALIA – COLONIE ITALIANE – SAN MARINO – VATICANO – 1929 – 1939. Congratulations! For more information on … Continue reading

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75 years airport Flughafen Frankfurt Rhein Main

Share75 years ago, on 8 July 1936, Frankfurt Rhein Main airport was officially opened. A Junkers Ju 52 Auntie Ju / Tante Ju aiplane was the first aircraft to land at Frankfurt Rhein Main airport. Later on that day, airship … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Goodyear Airship crashed at Germany – Absturz

ShareLast night (12 June 2011) at 8.30 p.m. local time, Goodyear airship “Spirit of Safety I”  G-TLEL  crashed at Reichelsheim, Hesse, Germany. While in flight, the airship caught fire. Three passengers managed to escape during the emergency landing, the pilot … Continue reading

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