Photograph of a German Zeppelin taken in 1916.
Italian Dirigible tipo M powered by Fiat S76 A Engine.
Forlanini Airship powered by Isotta Fraschini V5 Engine .

Chasing A Failed Dream

The dream of floating fortresses that could rain devastation on the enemy was tested in World War One. The reality proved to be very different. The German Air Command's plan for the conquest of Britain failed to achieve it's intended goal. The promise of the Airship's potential was am empty one.

View from a German Zeppelin