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The Zeppelin Airship LZ 129: A Full Description of the Latest Product of Friedrichshaven

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 June 1936

Abstract

WORK on the design of the LZ 129 was started in 1928 when the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin decided to build a large airship suitable for the S. American traffic. The first design bore the designation LZ 128, design LZ 129 being evolved later as a modification of the LZ 128 when it was decided to fit compressionignition engines and make provision for the possible use of helium.

Citation

Dörr, W.E. (1936), "The Zeppelin Airship LZ 129: A Full Description of the Latest Product of Friedrichshaven", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 8 No. 6, pp. 155-162. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030056

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