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The Zeppelin LZ 4 was a German experimental airship. It was constructed under the direction of Ferdinand von Zeppelin. The successful first flights of LZ 3 in 1906 raised donations by the Reichstag and Count Zeppelin's work was started on a larger airship with a greater fuel capacity. Read more about LZ 4.
The Zeppelin LZ 3 was a German experimental airship. It was constructed in Friedrichshafen under the direction of Ferdinand von Zeppelin. This zeppelin made many flights and carried a number of famous passengers, including the German Crown Prince. Read more about LZ 3.
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.
The LZ 2 was a German experimental rigid airship, manufactured by Luftschiffbau Zeppelin in 1906. This was first zeppelin that has common appearance of Zeppelin airship designs. Find out more detail about LZ 2 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.
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.
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.
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 127 Graf Zeppelin was a commercial passenger-carrying, hydrogen-filled, rigid airship which flew from 1928 to 1937. This zeppelin was named by Ferdinand von Zeppelin, the German airship pioneer who was considered as a graf (count) in the German nobility. Read more about LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin.
The Graf Zeppelin II was the second zeppelin to carry the name "Graf Zeppelin" (after the LZ 127). It was built by the Zeppelin Luftschiffbau during the period between the World Wars. Learn more about LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin II.
LZ 129 Hindenburg was a giant commercial passenger-carrying a rigid airship. It flew from March 1936 until May 6, 1937 when it was destroyed by fire. This incident shattered public confidence in the zeppelins and marked the end of the airship era. Read more about famous LZ 129 Hindenburg airship.