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First “real” hot air balloon

At 22nd of October 1960, the first “real” hot air balloon was tested in the USA🇺🇸 by Ed Yost! With support of the U.S. Navy this project led to what we are doing today… ballooning! 

First real hot air balloon by Ed Yost

Because of these guys we are able today to explore, live our dream of flying and share our passion with thousands of passengers every day around the world.

🎉Thank you and happy birthday! 🎉

Largest Montgolfier hot-air balloon ever made, Le Flesselle in 1784

Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier with Joseph Montgolfier, he was one of six passengers on a second flight on 19 January 1784, with a huge Montgolfier balloon Le Flesselles launched from Lyon. Four French nobles paid for the trip, including a prince.

largest Montgolfier hot-air balloon ever made - Le Flesselle

On January 19, 1784, the largest Montgolfier hot-air balloon ever made, “Le Flesselle,” made an ascent at Lyons, France. This engraving depicts two scenes from the event.

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Electronic Notice Board of XXXVII Spanish National Hot Air Balloon Championship & XV International “Crianza de Rioja” Hot Air Balloon Trophy

Spanish Hot Air Balloon Nationals 2015XXXVII Spanish National Hot Air Balloon Championship &
XV International “Crianza de Rioja” Hot Air Balloon Trophy
26th Wednesday to Sunday 30th August 2015,
Haro (La Rioja)

 

Total results of XV International “Crianza de Rioja” Hot Air Balloon Trophy
Task results of XV International “Crianza de Rioja” Hot Air Balloon Trophy
Total results of XXXVII Spanish National Hot Air Balloon Championship
Task results of XXXVII Spanish National Hot Air Balloon Championship
Measuring Report Sheets

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