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Luftpost und Zeppelinpost in Friedrichshafen Bodensee, Vortrag am 7.6.2013

ShareWie Friedrichshafen eine Luftpoststation geworden ist Friedrichshafen -  Anlässlich des Jubiläums „175 Jahre Graf Zeppelin“ gibt es am Freitag, 7. Juni, eine Führung, bei der die Geschichte Friedrichshafens als Luftpoststation aufgezeigt wird. Treff ist nach Mitteilung aus der Stadtverwaltung um 14.30 … 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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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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Goodyear is buying three Zeppelin NT airships

ShareZLT Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik from Friedrichshafen is selling three zeppelin NT airships to Goodyear. Further details in the press release: ZLT Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik aus Friedrichshafen verkauft drei Zeppelin NT Luftschiffe an Goodyear. Weitere Informationen in der Pressemitteilung: http://www.zeppelinflug.de/dateien/pressemitteilungen/D/goodyearkauft3zeppelinnt.pdf

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100 years Bordstempel – eZEP-newsletter April 2011

ShareDear Aerophilatelist, do you know what happened today in history 75 and 100 years ago? Well, 75 years ago, on 10 April 1936, LZ-129 HINDENBURG arrived back at Friedrichshafen, the airship was returning from the first South America Flight 1936, … Continue reading

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Today in history: LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin at Washington and New York

ShareIt was the first commercial Atlantic crossing by air, operated by the famous airship LZ-127 “Graf Zeppelin”. The flight departed Friedrichshafen, Germany 11 October 1928 and after only four days, on 15 October 1928 the airship reached the USA. Coming … Continue reading

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Zeppelin NT 2010 flight season started at Friedrichshafen

ShareThe 10th flight season of the Friedrichshafen based Zeppelin NT has started. The Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei operating the airship is expecting the 100.000th Zeppelin NT passenger this year. Visit the ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP at http://www.eZEP.de/

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LZ-130 Graf Zeppelin II – Rare Colour Footage

ShareRare colour footage of the Graf Zeppelin II over Friedrichshafen in 1938, filmed by Goodyear Engineer Harold G. Dick. From the documentary “Hindenburg Disaster: Probable Cause.” The documentary mistook this footage as color footage of the Hindenburg. This is the … Continue reading

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Zeppelin NT D-LZZF online tracking

ShareThe zeppelin NT D-LZZF appears on Swiss air traffic radar http://radar.zhaw.ch/radar.html If you do not see the zeppelin on your current radar screen, the airship is out of radar contact (probaly on the ground). The attached screen shot from today … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-127 and Zeppelin NT-07 first flight anniversary

ShareThis day in 1928, airship LZ-127 “Graf Zeppelin” made the first flight. This day in 1997, airship Zeppelin NT-07 “Friedrichshafen” made the first flight. Both happened at the city of Friedrichshafen.

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