Daimler engine for Zeppelin airship

  • Date
    17 February 1899
  • Description
    The first Daimler engine designed for the Graf Zeppelin airship is delivered. The 4.4-litre four-cylinder all-alloy engine (model N) delivers 15 hp / 11 kW at 700 rpm. Powered by two Daimler engines, the LZ 1 airship takes off on its maiden flight on 2 July 1900.
Daimler airship engine model N of 1899. This engine was used in the first Zeppelin airship, LZ 1, on July 2, 1900.
Daimler airship engine model N