Em 22 de maio de 1930, o Graf Zeppelin
aportou no Recife e em 25 de maio de 1930 pousou no Rio de Janeiro, realizando uma viagem experimental com vistas a implantacao de uma linha de passageiros ligando a Alemanha ao Brasil e aos Estados Unidos.
After being trained as a helicopter pilot he spent several years as a pilot of the shipborne ASW helicopter "Sea Lynx Mk 88" of the Naval Air Wing 3 "Graf Zeppelin
ZF Friedrichshafen (ZF) is a company with a long industrial history, founded in 1915 by Graf Zeppelin
to manufacture gears for his airships.
An intriguing cross between documentary and fiction, Farewell tells a multilayered story of the first around-the-world flight of the German-built Graf Zeppelin
Dan Grossman's blog http://www.airships.net/hindenburg has information about airships in general, and the Graf Zeppelin
and US Navy airships as well as the Hindenburg.
What type of German capital ship was the Graf Zeppelin
Another experimental transportation system for Middle Eastern mail was started in 1933, when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Iraq both embraced the new German postal service provided by the Graf Zeppelin
Line, using massive dirigibles, hydrogen-filled balloons that carried passengers and postage.
In September 1944, ZP-14 established its first advanced base at the Cuers-Pierrefeu Airdrome nearToulon, where in 1929 the German dirigible Graf Zeppelin
( LZ 127) put-in for repairs just prior to making the first around-the-world flight.
The other was the German Graf Zeppelin
which caught fire as it was mooring following a flight across the Atlantic.
Narration (by Poppy Elliot) drawn from Drummond-Hay's letters and journalism explains how the English journalist was hired by Hearst newspapers to cover the maiden voyage of the Graf Zeppelin
, then the crown jewel of German aviation, which took off from Gotham in 1929.
The game had carried on despite the looming presence of Germany's Graf Zeppelin
as it passed low over Wembley, the imposing 776ft airship booed by fans who feared it might distract the players.
But that ignominious end was inconceivable on December 8,1938, when the Graf Zeppelin
's 250-metre (820ft) hull touched the water at the shipyard in Kiel, home of the German Baltic fleet - watched by Hitler and many of his top brass, including the porky Reichmarshall Herman Goering, head of the Luftwaffe.