Airships: Zeppelin and Hindenburg disaster

  Ferdinand von Zeppelin is considered the father of the rigid airship, but not all rigid airships are “zeppelins”.   A zeppelin is a rigid airship manufactured by a particular company, the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin of Germany (the “Zeppelin Airship Construction Company”), founded by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin. * The term zeppelin is often associated with the German airships… Continue reading Airships: Zeppelin and Hindenburg disaster