TQOTD: What is Zeppelin bend? (was: Hindenburg ready to resume service)

Phil Harris phil.harris@zope.co.uk
Wed, 24 Oct 2001 16:19:56 +0100


It's a knot, named so because it was invented by the captain of an airship
to moor the airshoip to the ground.

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From: "Russell Turpin" <deafbox@hotmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2001 4:11 PM
Subject: TQOTD: What is Zeppelin bend? (was: Hindenburg ready to resume
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> Tom Whore writes:
> >I have always had a fondness and awe for these floating behemoths.
>
> Trivia Question Of The Day:
>
>   What is Zeppelin bend?
>
> Hint: It is NOT the result of a misshapen Zeppelin frame.
>
> Extra credit: How did it get its name?
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