Zeppelin Mania - I’ll be writing throughout the rest of the year chronicling the triumphs of the rigid airship. More commonly known as the zeppelin, after Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who built the first successful rigid airship.
The Graf Zeppelin over Plaça de Catalunya, Barcelona Probably a fake of that time, zeppelins were in fashion and postcard makers added zeppelins to the sky. In this case the dirigible is too low to be safe over a built area.
Alberto Santos Dumont, airship No. 9, La Baladeuse, which flew over Paris in the 1900s.