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graf-zeppelin-at_dock

Lz-127 Specifications Internal components and gas cell locations shown schematically, excluding passenger and engine gondolas. Key: ACP = Auxiliary control post red = AC = axial corridor running from main ring −2 to the front mooring hub blue = LC = lower corridor running from main ring 20 to ring 211 ending at ladder to axial corridor orange = WC = crew's toilet beige = CQ = crew's quarters with tables, chairs and berths beige = B = berths or cargo space blue stripes = A = ventilation shaft green stripes = CS = climbing shaft brown stripes GE = exhaust gas shaft brown box = O = oil tanks yellow box = P = petrol tanks light blue box = W = water tank OP = Observation post on top of hull pink cell = H2 = hydrogen gas cell magenta cell = BG = Blaugas cell General characteristics Crew: 40 Capacity: 20 passengers Length: 236.53 m (776 ft 0 in) Diameter: 30.48 m (100 ft 0 in) Volume: 105,000 m3 (3,707,550 ft3) Useful lift: 60,000 kg (132,000 lb) Powerplant: 5 × Maybach engines, 410 kW (550 hp) each Performance Maximum speed: 128 km/h (80 mph) The end of the Zeppelins In April 1940, Hermann Göring issued the order to scrap both Graf Zeppelins and the unfinished framework of LZ 131, since the metal was needed for other aircraft. By April 27, work crews had finished cutting up the airships. On May 6, the enormous airship hangars in Frankfurt were leveled by explosives, three years to the day after the destruction of the Hindenburg. [edit] Specifications (LZ129 Hindenburg class) Note: The LZ130 Graf Zeppelin II was similar in most respects Data from [4] General characteristics Crew: ca. 40 Capacity: ca. 50 (later 72) passengers / 102,000 kg (224,872 lb) disposable load Length: 245 m (803 ft 10 in) Diameter: 41.2 m (135 ft 2 in) Volume: 200,000 m3 (7,100,000 cu ft) gas capacity Empty weight: 130,000 kg (286,601 lb) Fuel capacity: 65,000 kg (143,300 lb) Useful lift: 232,000 kg (510,000 lb) typical gross lift Powerplant: 4 × Daimler-Benz DB 602 V-16 liquid-cooled diesel piston engines, 890 kW (1,200 hp) each Performance Maximum speed: 135 km/h (84 mph; 73 kn) Range: 16,500 km (10,253 mi; 8,909 nmi) at 37.5 milliseconds (0.14 km/h)

graf-zeppelin-at_dock
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