Month: October 2016

Airship Accomplishments

In April 1900, Henri Deutsch de la Meurthe issued a challenge to the world’s aeronauts: 100,000 francs to anyone who could fly from the Parc d’Aerostation of the Aero Club at Saint-Cloud to the Eiffel Tower and back (a distance…

Airships

I’ve long been fascinated by airships, so I was particularly interested in the recent NBC Timeless episode featuring the Hindenburg. (and there’s also time travel, another topic that really interests me – so I was pretty much glued to the…