Articles by Dan Grossman

Zeppelin Photo of the Day

The LZ-126 departing Friedrichshafen, Germany on October 12, 1924 for its flight across the Atlantic. Upon its arrival in Lakehurst, New Jersey, the ship entered…

The First Airline: 1909

The world’s first airline, DELAG, was founded 100 years ago, in November, 1909. DELAG provided the first scheduled passenger airline service, using airships built by…

The Hindenburg and Hydrogen: Nonsense from Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl is an Australian TV scientist who believes that “hydrogen was totally innocent” in the Hindenburg disaster and “would not have not contributed to the ensuing fire.” According to Dr. Karl, the lesson of the Hindenburg tragedy is that “the next time you build an airship, don’t paint the inflammable acetate skin with aluminium rocket fuel.” Unfortunately for Dr. Karl, almost all the historical and scientific facts in his are wrong…. [VISIT THE BLOG FOR THE FULL STORY]