Category Archives: airships

Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg, last flight before crash at Lakehurst May 6, 1937

ShareOn April 27, 1937, LZ-129 Hindenburg made two flights: Flight number 61 departed Frankfurt at 8:25 a.m. to arrive back at Frankfurt at 3:24 p.m. A second shorter flight (flight number 62) departed Frankfurt at 4:20 p.m. to arrive back … Continue reading

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Gerhard Wolff (1929 – 2012)

ShareGerhard Wolff passed away peacefully at home on April 23, 2012. Gerhard was born at Hanover, Germany in 1929 and left Germany in 1941, immigrating to the United States. Stamps played always a significant part in Gerhard’s life, they even … Continue reading

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Zeppelin and airship memorabilia auction

ShareWallis & Wallis of Lewes, Sussex, England are selling the David Kirch Collection of Zeppelin and Airship Memorabilia! This is the largest known private collection of every aspect connected with airships and Zeppelins ever formed. The collection includes presentation pieces, … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg 1937 Flight Season started 75 years ago

ShareToday, 75 years ago: Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg departed Frankfurt at 8.21 a.m. for a round trip over Germany. It was the first zeppelin flight in 1937 and the beginning of the 1937 flight season. During that flight, Colonel General Ernst … Continue reading

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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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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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