Zeppelin History - From First Rigid Airships to NT Airships

Zeppelins flew the skies for only a short period of time but something in them doesn’t let us to forget them. They talk about not just science but about people too. Maybe we should listen what they have to say. Read more about rigid airship history.

First rigid airship built in France

History of Rigid Airships

Era of big rigid airships started at the end of the 19th century and lasted some 50 years. In that period many countries tried to build theirs air machines and conquer the sky with different levels of success.

Picture of First Zeppelin flight at Lake Constance

Timeline of Zeppelins

Timeline of Zeppelins, lighter-than-air rigid airships, is full of great achievements and some very dark moments. We will try to present some parts of that timeline here but there is so much more to talk about them.

Picture of Goodyear Blimp Balloon Zeppelin

Zeppelin NT

Zeppelin NT is an ideological successor of the Zeppelins from hundred years before. Based on practically same ideas that lifted old rigid ships of the ground it is a proof that dreams don’t die.

Picture of Airship Bodensee 1919
Picture of British propaganda postcard Zeppelin