Ballooning


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Ballooning

See also Aviation.
Balloon Hoax, The
1844 news story falsely reports that eight men have crossed the Atlantic in a balloon. [Am. Lit.: The Balloon Hoax in Poe]
Ferguson, Samuel
embarks with two others on air-borne journey over Africa. [Fr. Lit.: Five Weeks in a Balloon]
Wizard of Oz
reaches and departs from Oz in circus balloon. [Children’s Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
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In addition to the Palestine operation, the NSBF conducts scientific ballooning operations from various remote sites in the U.
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Known as the ballooning capital of the world, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is home to the Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.
Although hot air balloons have been around for centuries - the first manned flight took place in France in 1783, according to ballooning Web site www.
1 forum and directory for hot air ballooning in the UK, has today announced the introduction of an innovative range of new features combining a search facility for hot air balloon providers with advice about where and how to experience ballooning in one comprehensive website.
Ballooning is a family-friendly sport as evidenced by his wife and daughter also being crew members.