Airship République French army. Collectible postcard. Early Aviators Zeppelin.

Airship République French army 1908

Airship République French army 1908.

The République was a French Army airship. She was a sister ship of the Patrie. It crashed on 25 September 1909 from Trevol. The cause was a broken propeller blades that pierced the shell.The République was completed in June 1908, flew for the first time June 24 and was handed over to the French army on 31 July of that year.

Length: 61 m
Volume: 3700 cubic meters
Drive: 70 hp Panhard Levassor
Maximum speed: 50 km / h