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Man Crossing The Atlantic Suspended By Helium Balloons, Track It Here

Posted September 12, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Does flying from the United States to Europe in just a few hours bore you? Do you like going wherever it is the wind blows? Great news! On Thursday morning, Jonathan Trappe took off from Caribou, Maine suspended by 370 helium-filled balloons on the start of transatlantic flight to Europe.. Once in the air, Trappe […]

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The balloon went down south of Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)
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Hot Air Balloon Carrying 32 Catches Fire and Crashes in Slovenia

Posted August 24, 2012 by BNO News

At least four people were confirmed dead after a hot air balloon accident in the capital of Slovenia.






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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: November 13th

Posted November 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A day of firsts: The first balloon crossing of the Pacific, first space probe to orbit another planet, first true helicopter flight, and more…






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Israeli Air Force Shoots Down Suspicious Unmanned Balloon Near Nuclear Reactor

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

Israeli Defense Forces shot down a suspicious unmanned object which was flying over the Dimona nuclear reactor in southern Israel, the Jerusalem Post reported.






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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day In Aviation History: August 25th

Posted August 25, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Today in 1784, first balloon flight in England; 1912, first recovery from an uncontrolled spin; 1919, inaugural commercial flights between Paris and London; 1932, Amelia Earhart completes first transcontinental flight by a woman.






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