© ZLTZeppelin Luftschifftechnik just issued a press release about the Zeppelin arriving in the US. Currently only in German but the trusted Google Translate Service will make it possible for everyone speaking English to at least get the gist of it. Also there was a very nice high resolution picture of the NT attached to the release that I am happy to share. Just click on the Image for a larger resolution version. Below the auto translated Text of the press release and after that the original German press release.
Zeppelin NT arrives in U.S.
Friedrichshafen / Beaumont, Texas, 14 October 2008 - The United States sold in the Zeppelin NT is after his Atlantic crossing from Hamburg in Beaumont, Texas arrived. The world's biggest airship was on a 162 meter long Dockschiff, the MV "Combi Dock I" in his new home shipped.
After its 15day voyage one of the world's three Zeppelin NT has arrived in the U.S. In the port of Beaumont was the blimp already discharged. After assembly and flight testing of the Zeppelin NT will be his new home, the historic Moffett Field in Mountain View, California fly. There are three of the twelve existing airship hangar.
During his trip, the Zeppelin NT Texas, New Mexico and Arizona to fly over before he reached California and the Rocky Mountains on the Banning Pass crosses. Shortly before his goal, the Zeppelin NT on the coast of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge to fly.
Toward the end of this month is the new owner Airship ventures with Zeppelin sightseeing flights out of Moffett Field start. There are passenger flights to San Francisco, Silicon Valley, the Sonoma / Napa wine region and the coast of Monterey / Big Sur offered. Also, the airship with various technological and scientific specialty operations planned.
More information about the Zeppelin NT in the U.S. or the possibilities of a flight booking please www.airshipventures.com or call 001 650-969-8100.