Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How can I book a Zeppelin ride?
Detailed booking information may be found on the Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei (DZR) website. Tell them I sent you. They'll looked puzzled :)
How can I become a Zeppelin pilot?
Contact the DZR. This quote is from their website: "A further important field of responsibility is training for airship pilots. The proposed length of this supplementary pilot training and education 24 months according to German air traffic law. Theory, practical training and examination all take place at the DZR in Friedrichshafen."
What is the Zeppelin NT hull made of?
The Zeppelin NT hull is made of a 3 layer laminate:
What is the frame made of?
A triangular carbon-fibre frames and three aluminium longerons braced by aramide cables. And, here's a close-up view.
How far and how fast and what size and ... ?
How does the ZNT fly?
Where is the Zeppelin Museum?
What was the surface area of the Hindenburg?
LZ 129 outer cover area: 27,299 square meters 12 (almost six and three-quarters acres), according to an L-Z blueprint -- and, coincidentally, quoted in the article "The Hindenburg at Sixty, Part 2: Did A Hydrogen Explosion Destroy the Hindenburg" by Richard Van Treuren and Addison Bain, appearing in the May-June 1997 bulletin of The LTA Society, Buoyant Flight.
Who is the oldest living Zeppelin pilot?
As of July 2002, Dominique Maniere is currently the oldest living Zeppelin pilot.
Does Zeppelin have an faq?
Yes! Two faqs: Zeppelin NT and DZR.
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