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The Brief, Wondrous, High-Flying Era of Zeppelin Dining

Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com By Natasha Frost The Hindenburg’s fattened ducklings and caviar were essentially German propaganda.

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Charting the Changes to the Goodyear Blimp

Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com By Kate Mcleod It all started in 1911, when Goodyear built its first airship envelope, a 400,000-cubic-foot bag ordered by a lighter-than-air enthusiast named Melvin Vaniman.

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The Graf Zeppelin’s First intercontinental Flight (1928) and the World’s First Aerial Stowaway

Source: CNN Travel – cnn.com/travel The World’s First Aerial Stowaway In 1928, 19-year-old Clarence Terhune became a sensation in Germany, after stowing away on the return leg of the maiden flight of the Graf Zeppelin, flying from Lakehurst, New Jersey … Continue reading

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Preserves a Home Video of the Graf Zeppelin

Source: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (oscars.org) has posted a home video taken of the Graf Zeppelin during the 1929 visit to Los Angeles to their YouTube channel.

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Architect Wants to Build Giant Zeppelin Hotel

Source: Das Bild/bild.de Castle in the air? No, airship! Swiss architect Fredy Iseli wants to resurrect the famous “Graf Zeppelin” – as a gigantic airship shaped building with hotel, spa, shopping mall and luxury apartments in it.

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