Zeppelin Flies Again

Makers of the revived Zeppelin airship delivered their first helium-filled craft to a commercial user Saturday, a Japanese company that plans to use the 12-seat craft for sightseeing trips and advertising. The granddaughter of the original airship’s inventor, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, was on hand as Japan’s Nippon Airship Corporation took delivery of the 247-foot ship, destined for sightseeing and advertising flights in Japan and a starring role at the 2005 world’s fair in the city of Aichi

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