Picture of Zeppelin LZ 1

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LZ 1 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 1 was first successful German experimental rigid airship. It was first zeppelin flown from a floating hangar on Lake Constance in Germany on 2 July 1900. Read more about LZ 1.

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LZ 129 Hindenburg

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