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The golden age of the great passenger airships : Graf Zeppelin & Hindenburg

Author: Harold G Dick; Douglas H Robinson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the extensive photographs, notes, diaries, reports, recorded data, and manuals he collected during his five years at the Zeppelin Company in Germany, Harold G. Dick tells the story of the two great passenger Zeppelins. --from vendor description.
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Dick, Harold G.
Golden age of the great passenger airships, Graf Zeppelin & Hindenburg.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)565090204
Online version:
Dick, Harold G.
Golden age of the great passenger airships, Graf Zeppelin & Hindenburg.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)608276798
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Dick; Douglas H Robinson
ISBN: 0874743648 9780874743647 0874743656 9780874743654 1560982195 9781560982197
OCLC Number: 11371008
Description: 226 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: How I got started with airships --
The dream of the transatlantic passenger airship --
The Graf Zeppelin --
My life in Friedrichshafen --
Knut Eckener and his father --
South American flights on the Graf Zeppelin --
On-board routine on ocean flights --
Airship flight procedures as taught by Dr. Eckener --
Mountain climbing in the Alps --
The design and construction of the Hindenburg --
The Hindenburg completition and trials --
Transatlantic flights in the Hindenburg --
Plans to expand the Transatlantic Airship Service --
Hook-on experiments in the spring of 1937 --
The disaster at Lakehurst --
Helium questions and the Graf Zeppelin II --
Increasing restrictions as Hitler prepares for war --
"If only nothing happens to the Macon" --
A last look at Friedrichshafen.
Responsibility: Harold G. Dick, Douglas H. Robinson.

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Drawing on the extensive photographs, notes, diaries, reports, recorded data, and manuals he collected during his five years at the Zeppelin Company in Germany, Harold G. Dick tells the story of the two great passenger Zeppelins. --from vendor description.

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