When Zeppelins Ruled The Earth

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A 30 minute talk on the history of the UK and US airship programmes, first given at BarCamp London 5.

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When Zeppelins Ruled The Earth

  1. 1. When Zeppelins Ruled the Earth Simon Willison BarCamp London 5 September 28th 2008
  2. 2. R101
  3. 3. Arctic exploration
  4. 4. The Norge
  5. 5. Umberto Nobile Roald Amundsen
  6. 6. The Italia
  7. 7. The US Navy
  8. 8. USS Shenandoah
  9. 9. USS Akron
  10. 10. USS Macon
  11. 11. List of airships of the United States Navy • (ZR-1) Shenandoah - 1923-25 (crashed) • (ZR-2) R38 - 1921 (crashed) • (ZR-3) Los Angeles - 1924-39 • ZMC-2, a metalclad-airship built by the Aircraft Development Corp - 1929-41 • (ZRS-4) Akron - 1931-33 (crashed) • (ZRS-5) Macon - 1933-35 (crashed)
  12. 12. The future
  13. 13. Aeroscraft
  14. 14. Zeppelin One “l” - you could moor a Zeppelin to it
  15. 15. http://airshipworld.blogspot.com/ http://airshipventures.blogspot.com/ http://aerocrat.livejournal.com/ http://www.luftschiff.de/ http://simonwillison.net/tags/airships/

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