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LZ 7 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 7 was a German civilian, passenger-carrying airship, constructed for DELAG. It was first flown on 19 June 1910. On 28 June 1910, LZ 7 was damaged beyond repair after crashing during a thunderstorm over the Teutoburg Forest. Read more about LZ 7.

LZ 8 Zeppelin

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.

LZ 10 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 10 - Schwaben was called the "lucky airship" because she was more successful than any of the previous craft that DELAG had put into service. Also it was the first commercially successful passenger aircraft in history. LZ 10 - Schwaben made 218 flights, transporting 1,553 passengers including Crown Prince Wilhelm and his wife. Read more about LZ 10.

LZ 11 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 11 was a German civilian and military rigid airship. It was first flown on 19 February 1912 as DELAG’s passenger-carrying aircraft. Later it was used as military airship. LZ 11 was broke apart while being put into its hangar on 1 October 1915. Read more about LZ 11.

LZ 12 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 12 was a German military rigid airship. It was also called Z III. It was first flown on 25 April 1912. LZ 12 was decommissioned on 1 August 1914. Read more about LZ 12.

LZ 13 Zeppelin

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.

LZ 14 Zeppelin

Zeppelin LZ 14 – L1 was a German military rigid airship first flown on 7 October 1912. This was the first Airship accident to cause fatalities. Read more about LZ 14.

LZ 15 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 15 - Ersatz Z I was a German military rigid airship first flown on 16 January 1913. It was destroyed on 19 March 1913 in a forced landing. Read more about LZ 15.

LZ 16 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 16 - Z IV was a German military rigid airship first flown on 14 March 1913. It was accidentally crossed the French border due to a navigational error caused by poor visibility. Later it was used for reconnaissance, bombing and training before being decommissioned in the autumn of 1916. Read more about LZ 16.

LZ 17 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 17- Sachsen was a German civilian passenger-carrying rigid airship first flown on 3 May 1913. It has transported 9,837 passengers in 419 flights, travelling 39,919 km. Later it was taken over by German military upon outbreak of World War I in 1914. It was decommissioned in autumn of 1916. Read more about Sachsen Zeppelin.

Lz 18 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 18 –L 2 was a German military rigid airship first flown on 9 September 1913. It was the second Zeppelin airship to be bought by the Imperial German Navy. On 17 October 1913 it caught fire and crashed and the entire crew was killed. Read more about LZ 18.

LZ 19 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 19 - Second Ersatz Z I was a German military rigid airship first flown on 6 June 1913. On 13 June 1914 it was damaged beyond repair after a forced landing. Read more about LZ 19.

LZ 20 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 20 - Z V was a German military rigid airship first flown on 8 July 1913. It was used in World War I for reconnaissance missions in Western Poland. After an attack on Mława during the Battle of Tannenberg it was forced landing due to damage from ground fire, its crew was captured. Read more about LZ 20.