Zeppelin and Garrison Museum Tønder

The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays between 11 pm and 4 pm from May 1 until October 30.

Parseval PL 25

Length 369 ft
Diameter (max.) 54 ft 2 in
Gasvolume 497,870 sq ft
Number of gascells 2
Number of gondols 1
Number of propellers 2
Number of crew members -
Max speed 45.2 mph
Range -
Ceiling -
Payload 13,300 lb
Empty weight 22,548 lb
Engines 2 Maybach C-X of 210 hp each. Total: 420 hp.
Factory number -
Type -
Yard Luftfahrzeug- Gesellschaft, Bitterfeld
Maiden flight February 25, 1915
Retired March 30, 1916
Sorties 41 scouting flights. Total flights: 95.

History

Parceval PL 25 was the first airship in Tønder. It arrived on March 23 1915 and stayed in Tønder for 8 months.

Based at

Tønder from March 23 1915.

Fuhlsbüttel from November 4 1915.

Commanding Officers

Hapt. Stelling from March 23 1915.

Hapt. Kuno Manger from August 8 1915 until March 15 1916 (49 sorties).

Executive Officers

Hapt. Kuno Manger from March 23 1915.

Oblt. z. S. Westphal from August 8 1915