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Monday, October 11, 2010

If you did not know it.....

There was a smoking room on the Hindenburg:



It was equipped with one electric lighter and was under positive pressure. There actually was an airlock for entry.

Pretty handy when you need a smoke and are in close proximity to 7 million cubic feet of hydrogen gas! 

4 comments:

  1. Whoa. I did not know that.

    Um... I think I'd wait until landing and clearing the thing before I'd light up.

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  2. that's pretty amazing! and think nowadays they won't even let us stand behind windbreaks in my city!!!

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  3. @Sherri- After visiting Peterborough for training I must say my little glimpse of Canada was fantastic. Can't deal with Putin fries though!

    You are considering the music I grew up on a guilty pleasure? For shame! We still have fiddler festivals in the mountains of Virgina. Flatfooting is optional but recommended. You need to try it sometime. The greased pig contest I would refrain from however!

    Thanks for visiting!

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