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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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Thanksgiving Greetings sent by zeppelin

ShareThe Zeppelin Study Group is wishing you all a blessed Thanksgiving! For more information on zeppelin mail and airship memorabilia: The web portal for zeppelin mail and airship memorabilia: http://www.eZEP.de/ The board for zeppelin mail and airship memorabilia: http://www.eZEPtalk.de/ Find … Continue reading

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ZEPPEX – zeppelin mail exhibition, Zeppelinpost Ausstellung

ShareDear Aerophilatelists! the ZEPPEX 2012 deadline has been moved to September 7, 2012 – this is tomorrow, Friday! If you plan to exhibit your zeppelin or airmail exhibit at the national US exhibition ZEPPEX/SESCAL, please act immediately and apply today. … 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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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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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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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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