Category: Airship

Different building types of early airships.

Egg`s Folly. Swiss engineers John Pauly and Durs Egg. Early airship design. Early Aviator. Collectible postcard.

Egg`s Folly

Early airship design. Edmond-Charles Genêt. French Aviator. Collectible postcard.

Early airship design. Edmond Genêt 1825

Airship Terzuola. Early airship design. Early Aviator. Collectible postcard.

Airship Terzuola

Different building types of early airships.

  • Pauly and Egg. Egg`s Folly  “Dolphin”, designed by Swiss engineers John Pauly and Durs Egg in 1816
  • Airship 1825 by Edmond Genet ( Book: Memorial on the upwards forces of fluids and their applicability to several arts, sciences and public improvements).
  • Airship Terzuola, 1855

 

Airships by aviation pioneer Baptiste H. J.Giffard

French airship by Baptiste Henri Jacques Giffard. Early Aviator.

Airship by Baptiste H. J.Giffard

French airship by Baptiste Henri Jacques Giffard. Early Aviator.

Airship by Baptiste H. J.Giffard

Airships of the French engineer and aviation pioneer Baptiste Henri Jacques Giffard.

Baptiste Henri Jacques Giffard 1825-1882 was a French engineer and aviation pioneer who has made an outstanding contribution by the use of steam power as a drive for the aviation industry. He built along with two young engineers, a cigar-shaped airship with a length of 44 meters and a diameter of 12 meters, which took 2500 cubic meters of gas. Driven was the airship by a 45-kg, 3-hp steam engine. The ship lifted on 24 September 1852 for the first time from. The 27.5 km long flight from Paris to Trappes at a speed of eight kilometers per hour is the first manned motorized flight in history.

 

Airship over the sea. A Message from Home 1910s.

England airship over the sea illustration. Early Aviator. Collectible postcard.

Airship over the sea 1910s

Airship over the sea. A Message from Home 1910s.

Decorative postcard from England with airship and ship on the high seas.

A Message from Home

This card a simple message bears
Across the ocean blue
To show that thought we`re far apart
My thoughts oft turn to you
And i wish you Health and Fortune
No matter where you roam
And speedy return to the ones you love.
In England – Home sweet Home