The Hindenburg being built. It was designed and built by the Zeppelin Company, in Friedrichshafen, Germany and was operated by the German Zeppelin Airline Company. The airship flew from March 1936 until destroyed by fire 14 months later on May 6, 1937, at the end of the first North American transatlantic journey of its second season of service. Thirty-six people died in the accident, which occurred while landing at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. 1936
Thomas Bird wanted to fly so badly that he constructed a flying machine from an old outboard motor and discarded ceiling fan. Unfortunately, he was only aloft for 7 minutes before colliding with a flock of seagull...
steampunk hood - it seems to have disappeared from the internet, but I still want it!!
[Mystère #16] Le dirigeable des frères Lebaudy passe devant la Tour Eiffel en 1903
The ghostly form of Le Jaune, an airship built by France’s Lebaudy brothers, glides past the Eiffel Tower before a crowd of entranced spectators. Paris, November 20, 1903.
Front view of flying blimp from gallica.bnf.fr Le dirigeable anglais N. [S] 7 : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol] - 1