Good in d/w with faded spine. Aviation-General The story of Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, his army career and his life in aviation from his first test flight in 1899, culminating in regular services by 1911. 32, 259 passengers travelled on 1, 525 flights without any fatalities. Similar airships were used on observation missions during World War I. The dirigible Graf Zeppelin, built in 1928 established a regular service to New York carrying 34, 000 passengers on 590 flights without incident. The Hindenburg took over this task carrying 7, 000 passengers on 63 flights until it was destroyed in 1937 at Lakehurst New Jersey. UL-XXXXXX. Large Format.191pp illustrations, appendices, bibliography.
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