The airship slowly lifted off the ground just before they arrived.
The airship pitched suddenly diving forward and then back as the aircraft shuddered in a sick whine.
It was here he assembled his first airship in 1900.
The Zeppelin airship is back, almost 70 years after it went down in a blaze in an accident in Germany.
It then possessed 39 aircraft, 52 seaplanes, and 7 airships .
Since the demise of the hydrogen-filled Hindenburg, helium was in big demand as the buoyant gas for airships .
Balloons, like airships , get their lift from a structure containing a gas that is less dense than the air surrounding the balloon.
Yet commanders quickly grasped the ability to use aircraft or airships to threaten deep behind the front line .
Sixty years ago, he was a 17-year-old boy on his way to Bedford to learn all there was about aeroplanes and airships .
Submarines were attacked by aircraft, airships , mines, Naval vessels (including submarines) and merchant ships.