Other parts are made of wood and metal. The bridge cockpit is detailed. The model aircraft is meant to be displayed hanging from the ceiling. This dirigible model is painted silver and the markings are "Hindenburg" above the bridge, aircraft identification numbers midships and on the tail will be a red square with a white circle (decals are included if you want to add the black cross).
It is sure to become a conversational addition to your aviation decor. This model airship is a large size, perfect for hanging from your ceiling. Size: 44.5" length x approximately 9" in diameter.
Material: Silk fabric, wood & metal. Disaster took place on Thursday, May 6, 1937, as the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed as it was attempting to dock with its mooring mast at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, which is located adjacent to the borough of Lakehurst, New Jersey. Of the 97 people on board, 35 people died in addition to one fatality on the ground.The disaster was the subject of spectacular newsreel coverage, photographs, and Herbert Morrison's recorded radio eyewitness report from the landing field, which was broadcast the next day. The actual cause of the fire remains unknown, although a variety of theories have been put forward for both the cause of ignition and the initial fuel for the ensuing fire. The accident served to shatter public confidence in the giant, passenger-carrying rigid airship and marked the end of the airship era. The article "Hindenburg disaster" is part of the Wikipedia encyclopedia. The item "1937 Airship LZ-129 Hindenburg Zeppelin 45 Wood Model Aircraft Blimp Assembled" is in sale since Thursday, December 3, 2015.
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