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Welcome to Knights of the Air, a weekly series on Dieselpunks spotlighting the aces and pioneering aerial technology of World War I.
PICTURED ABOVE: German ground troops watch as a balloon begins its ascent on the Western Front.
Stationary balloons, anchored by steel cables to the ground, were less glamorous than planes, but their contribution to air observation was just as important. Used by bot…
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