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LZ-129 HINDENBURG, ZEPPELIN CRASH MAIL wins AAMS and FISA awards

Share  The American Philatelic Society awarded Dieter Leder the George D. Kingdom Award for the Best Aerophilatelic Book in 2012: LZ-129 HINDENBURG, ZEPPELIN CRASH MAIL. FISA, the International Ferderation of Aero-Philatelic Societies awarded Dieter Leder the FISA-Silver Medal for LZ-129 … 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 LZ-129 Hindenburg May 1, 1937 May Day Germany Flight, Cologne Drop

ShareOn this day, 75 years ago, zeppelin airship LZ-129 Hindenburg was scheduled to fly from Frankfurt to Berlin and back to Frankfurt. This Germany Flight was in connection with the May 1 (May Day) celebrations, a public holiday in Germany. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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