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LZ 129 Hindenburg was one of the largest airships in the history and a marvel of technology at the time. It was able to pass the Atlantic faster than fastest transatlantic ships and it did 34 times. It also marked the end of the Era of the Zeppelins.
The Zeppelin LZ 8 was a German civilian rigid airship, constructed for DELAG. It was first flown on 30 March 1911. On 16 May 1911 it was caught by a strong crosswind while being walked out of its hangar and damaged beyond repair. Read more about LZ 8.
The Zeppelin LZ 6 was German experimental passenger-carrying airship. Its design included first experiments with wireless communication. LZ 6 was a first airship for DELAG – German Airship Transport Company. It was accidentally destroyed by fire in its hangar at Oos, Baden-Baden on 14 September 1910. Read more about LZ 6.
The Zeppelin LZ 13 – Hansa was a German civilian and military airship first flown in 1912. It was built for DELAG to carry passengers and post. In 1913 it was taken over by the German Navy as a training craft and upon the outbreak of World War I it was requisitioned by the German military who used it for bombing, reconnaissance, and as a training airship. Read more about LZ 13.