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The LZ 127 Zeppelin in flight | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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The LZ 127 Zeppelin in flight

The LZ 127 Zeppelin in flight | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The Graf Zeppelin airship, 776 feet long, could travel at a speed of up to 80 miles per hour, powered by five 550 horse-power Maybach engines.  Hydrogen gas used to achieve lift.  The lighter-than-air craft made a pleasure voyage around the globe with a full passenger load in just over 12 days, at that time the fastest aerial circumnavigation.
DESCRIPTION
The Graf Zeppelin airship, 776 feet long, could travel at a speed of up to 80 miles per hour, powered by five 550 horse-power Maybach engines. Hydrogen gas used to achieve lift. The lighter-than-air craft made a pleasure voyage around the globe with a full passenger load in just over 12 days, at that time the fastest aerial circumnavigation.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:9391
Creation Date:circa 1928
Creator Name:Luftschiffbau Zeppelin Friedrichshafen
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Collection Name:Harry A. Bruno papers, 1919-1969
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3269
Original Dimensions:6 x 9 inches
SUBJECTS
Airships
Transportation

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