LZ127 Graf Zeppelin

LZ 127 ZEPPELIN were the most important / successful kind of Zeppelin airships ever. They were real historic mile-stones which were never reached again. Between 1900 and 1938 the zeppelin company GmbH constructed more than 100 airships in 27 different variations. The bigges one was in 1938 LZ 129 with a length of 245 meters, dimension of 41,2 meters and volume of 200.000 m3. 4 Daimler disel engines with 4.200 PS moved the airship with a highest speed on 131 km / hour and a distance reach of 12.000 kilometers to Japan, North and South Americafor transport of passengers, post and freight.