Tag Archives: ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP

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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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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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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First official airmail 1911, Allahabad – Naini, India

ShareOn the day 100 years ago, on 18 February 1911, a mail bag with approximately 6.000 covers was flown by French pilot Henri Pequet from Allahabad to Naini, India. This small hop of only five miles made history: It was … Continue reading

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Zeppelin L4 (LZ-27) crashed at Denmark, fuel shortage

ShareToday in history: On 17 Februar 1915, German naval airship L4 crashed at the shore near Blaavandshuk, Denmark. The airship was on the return flight of a scouting mission along the Norwegian coast when they were facing strong head winds … Continue reading

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