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Web Sites

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--- Lighter-Than-Air ---

Airship and Blimp Resources

Several avenues of airship exploration. An excellent source of lta information.

Airship Association

"The only worldwide body catering solely for people interested in powered lighter-than-air aviation."

Airship: DJ's Zeppelin Page

Photograph library of the Graf Zeppelin, Hindenburg, Los Angeles, Shenandoah, and Akron 

Airship Gallery

Japanese children: airship enthusiasts.

Airship Hangars at Orly, France

Eugene Freyssinet, architect. Sheldon Berg and Edward Running, authors.

Airship Ventures

Offering passenger flights in a Zeppelin NT in the San Francisco area!

Airships 1896 - 1913

A good primer.

Akron (ZRS-4)

ftp. A brief textfile history of the USN Akron.

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Still going strong in New Mexico.

American Blimp Company

One of the leading blimp manufacturers, based in Hillsboro, Oregon

Anatomy of a Blimp

Way cool!

Augusta - Airship Hangar History

Home to Europe's one reinforced cement airship hangar. Italy

Bosch Aerospace

Remote-controlled full-size civilian and military blimps.

Death of a Dirigible

John Toland's account of the demise of the USS Shenandoah.

Dirigibles, Airships, and Blimps

By R. D. Layman, author of: Naval Aviation in the First World War: Its Impact and Influence. To be jointly published Sep-1996 by Chatham Publishing, London and the Naval Institute Press, Annapolis

Dirigibles: Misundersandig and Myths

An introduction to the wold of airships

Eric's "I rode the Goodyear Blimp" website

The few, the proud, the very, very lucky

Ezekiel Airship Company

A 1901 East Texas airship?

FAA/ATT Library Files

Includes lta pdf files

G. Wright - Airships

Books, videos, drawings, collectables,and an online catalog and order form.

Goodyear Blimp

Revised, very informative site from the friendly skies of Akron. Goodyear owns and operates three blimps --

Hindenburg: An Illustrarted History

Time-Warner's very informative site for the Rick Archbold book. Mysretious out of print.

Hindenburg Disaster (audio)

Via Old Time Radio. Demise of the LZ129 and interviews with survivors, recorded 6 May 1937 (7' 19" out of the original 39' 4" recording) by Herb Morrison. RealAudio used to have the complete recording available online.

Hindenburg Disaster (Bain theory)

Via the California Hydrogen Business Council

Hindenburg Disaster (crash site)

This is where it happened. Roadside America's trivia and some local tourist information.

Hindenburg Disaster (FBI)

FBI investigations of the Lakehurst tragedy. Four pdf files containing 337 pages of documentation.

Hindenburg Disaster (video)

Short QT clip of the final seconds of the Hindenburg. Remember, 2/3 of the people on board survived.

Hindenburg Photos

Two photos from a family album.

Hugo Eckener: A History

We have within our area about history of the city ("Stadtgeschichte") 49 photographs with text about Hugo Eckener. Please click there "Bildserie" on the left menu.

Lighter-Than-Air Society

Homepage for Buoyant Flight, based in Akron, Ohio

Lightship Group

US manufacturer of internally-lit blimps


The website for U.S. Navy airships.

Metlife Blimp

Evertything you wanted to know about the MetLife Blimp. On their navbar, go to 'about us' -- there at the bottom is the current link to the Metlife Blimp. Use their search engine. I guess the simple url was to simple.

NAS Moffett

A history of the former western home of US airships

NAS Richmond

Home of the 25 ships of ZP-21 (Patrol, Airship Squadron 21).

NAS Weeksville

Historical home of past and contemporary airships

Naval Airship Association, Inc.

Non-private, non-profit center for U.S. Navy LTA experience

Navy Lakehurst Historical Society

NLHS has pulled together resources and programs to preserve the history of the US international airport.

Nobo Homepage

Norbert Erbe's personal website about the Zeppelin Museum in Neu-Isenburg-Zeppelinheim

Popular Mechanics

Visit the site and do a keyword search, eg: airship, zeppelin, etc.

Promotion Dirigeables

Marvin's French Airship Association -- in English and French

Promotional Information Group

Advertising RC blimps

RAD NV: Rigid Airship Design

The Netherlands entry into passenger airships.

RosAeroSystems -- Russian Aeronautial Systems, Ltd

Airships in Russia today!

Russian Aeronauts in World War II

Information about Soviet-era airships

Salmon Fishing Woman

Prepare for that first image. Wow.

Schütte - Lanz

Homepage for the Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz

Soloman Andrews

The first dirigible? 1863?

Stereoscopic Images of Lighter Than Air Flight

Balloon and Airship Stereoscopic Photographs.

University of Virginia Solar Airship Program

Created in 1994 to provide education and training to students through the development and construction of airships.


Indian HTA & LTA lore will really enjoy: The Story of Vimanas -- India's Tradition of Flying Machines

Worldwide Aeros

The wide world of aerostats


Airships of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin

Zeppelin Library Archive

A very informative site about Zeppelins past and future
Zeppelin LZ N07 Multimission Airship
The official website of Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik GmbH!

Zeppelins 1898 - 1913

A history of the early Zeppelins.

Zeppelins: Monsters of the Purple Twilight

The role of Zeppelins in World War I


--- Aviation Museums Online ---

National Air & Space Museum (Smithsonian)

Multilayered, fascinating, and informative.

Canadian Museum of Flight

A good place to visit for information about Canadian aircraft.

R100 in Canada

Written by Dr. Renald Fortier for the National Aviation Museum, Canada. Their R100 webpages are gone. Use their search engine to find the pdf file. Use their digital archives to find the separate images.

United States Air Force Museum

An information page about the Wright-Patterson AFB facility in Dayton, Ohio. The museum does have a barage balloon and a small model of the LZ1 on display.

--- General Aviation Resources ---

Air & Space Smithsonian Homepage

Air & Space Smithsonian Magazine -- outstanding!

Aviation Server

FAA, FAR, archives, gophers, etc..

Aviation Databases

Rules, regs, alerts, etc pertaining to aviation.

Aviation Images

A central site for aviation-related photographs.

Rosebud's WWI and Early Aviation Image Archive

Aeroplanes and Airships before 1920

Sunrise/Sunset/Twilight and Moonrise/Moonset/Phase

Most interesting!

Weather Information

Global links for-to-date weather information.

--- Related Commercial Items ---

Andrew Hess: Illustration & Animation

Computer graphic design featuring the Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg.
Where'd he go? He's very good!

Boulder Blimp Company

Giant continuous air inflatables used for advertising.

Burton R. Dodge

Painter of blimp exteriors -- really

Early Aircraft Drawings

including 30 airships

Inside the Graf Zeppelin

3D reproductions from the National Stereoptic Association.

Luftschiff: Zeppelin Combat

WW1 aerial combat board game for one or two players.

Microsft Flight Simumlator

Zeppelin freeware add-ons for Fight Simulator.


Paper model airship kits for sale include: Zeppelin NZ, LZ N07, Solarluftschiff, LOTTE, GRAF ZEPPELIN, LOS ANGELES

Valhalla Aerostation

Buyers and sellers of all materials pertaining to LTA flight.
This site was created, written and is maintained by John Dziadecki 1995-2014. Images and quotes that are not the author's remain in the copyright of the originator. The information contained in this website is for educational purposes only. Additions and corrections are welcomed! Please send comments, suggestions and possible links to Last update: 23 December 2008