World War 1 Airships, Blimps and Zeppelins (1914-1918)
The airship, as inherently fragile as it was, nevertheless provided critical high-altitude service for all sides of World War 1.There are a total of 7 World War 1 Airships, Blimps and Zeppelins (1914-1918) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
First flying in 1916, C.23 was done in by its own Lewis machine gunner which forced her removal from service in May...
N.S.7 served from 1917 through to the end of World War 1, completing her final flight in 1921....
SSZ 65 represented one of the 77 SSZ-class airships constructed by Britain for World War 1 service....
German airship LZ-40 managed several raids against Britain in World War 1 but was lost to a lightning strike in ear...