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Symposium Aerophilatelie @ IPHLA Mainz, Flugpost am Rhein und Main

ShareSymposium Aerophilatelie anlässlich der Literaturausstellung IPHLA in Mainz, November 2012

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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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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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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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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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Fred Wiseman – First airmail flight 100 years ago

ShareOn this day in 1911, the first airmail flight took place. Fred Wiseman flew on a self-made Wisman-Peters plane 15 miles from Petaluma to Santa Rosa, California, USA. The flight took two days with a total flying time of only … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Post Journal, Winter 2010 issue

Share The Winter 2010 issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL is ready. Enjoy a sneak preview of the 32-pages issue with the full index here: http://www.ezep.de/zpj/2010wi.html The selected web article by Richard Gibbons about double-marked zeppelin LZ-127 Rome Flight covers … Continue reading

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