Sunday´s quiz: the Atlantic in a balloon 25 years ago, two pilots made the first journey through the Atlantic in a balloon from east to west. who where those pilots? 1.- Leonid Tiukhtyaev y Troy Bradley 2.- Tomás Feliú y Jesús González Green 3.- Bertrand Piccard y Brian Jones Answer Ready to fly? Book Now!
When the balloon is set and ready to be inflated, a fan that blows air inside the envelope is turned on. The lower part of the envelope is called an opening, or throat, through which the balloon is inflated and the air trapped inside is heated during the flight. It is enough to open the […]
They showed great improvement during World War I and II where they were used as a mean of transport, anti-submarine surveillance system or defense against air strikes. During World War II, Americans had the biggest fleet of blimps ever built, although they were neither efficient for navigation, nor for target selection and bomb aiming; they […]