Hindenburg Ad for Mercedes-Benz 540K Roadster Posted By: Dan Grossman March 27, 2013 This 1936 German advertisement for the Mercedes-Benz 540K Roadster featured the Hindenburg.
How about a few of the SchÃ¼tte-Lanz airships, whose frames were made out of plywood, and whose shape was determined by aerodynamic, streamlined forms at a time (1909-1911) when zeppelins were still cigar-shaped, based on ease of construction and the low cost of using repetitive structures, even to the detriment… Read more »
Lovely photograph. What really amazes me is the sheer quality and clarity of the image.
Just noticed the “mini-questionnaire” at the top. I really like the idea (It’s kinda’ like what I try to do though, needless to say, I’m sure you’ll do a much better job at it!) Might you post the fantastic time-lapse photo of the R-100 on the mast in Canada? Or… Read more »
Now thats a classy image!
If you’ve got the time to post images and news items, I’ve certainly got the time and the interest to read your blog! Thank you for all the time and energy you put into this excellent website.
Nice one Dan! Deviant art has some good and interesting artists who make some airship related pieces sometimes. Check it out! http://www.deviantart.com
Funny you bring that up…
These be mine:
I like it, so long as the swastika isn’t visible.
Sounds like a terrific idea! I love the Mercedes image above, so redolent of the era.