In 1933 the Wilhelm Hadeler drew up a preliminary design.
In April 1940 the work on the Graf Zeppelin was suspended but was restarted in July 1940 / May 1942. In January 30, 1943 / 1943 it was stopped for the last time.
Work started on the B but was never launched.
The Luftwaffe never supported the development of the Graf Zeppelin and due to Göring they would have been the pilots of the carrier aircraft.
Design Ideas Needed
In 1935 a German officer visited the HMS Furious during Fleet Week.
A team was sent to Japan to inspect the Akagi.
The aircraft that were initially to be used were the Bf 109B, Ju 87A, and the Fi 167.