Posts Tagged 'zeppelin'

Zeppelins Once Served As Aircraft Carriers

This page has a lot of information about the two airships built by the US Navy in the early 1930s.

The ships were equipped with hangars, approximately 75′ long x 60′ wide x 16′ high, which could stow and service up to five aircraft in flight. Aircraft were launched and retrieved by means of a trapeze, and could enter and exit the hangar though a large T-shaped opening at the bottom of the hull.

Read much more about these two very strange zeppelins.

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Color Photos Of The Hindenburg’s Interior

This is something that I had not seen before. These 10 pictures show the passenger accommodations aboard the Hindenburg zeppelin.

See all 10 pics HERE.

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