Lighter than Air

Lighter than Air

An illustrated history of the development of hot-air balloons and airships

by David Owen
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Hardcover, 128 pages
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Chronicles the history of ballooning from the Montgolfier brothers first flight in 1782 to the recent record-breaking feats. Hot-air balloons, dirigibles, and airships have been involved in scientific research, warfare, and polar exploration as well as the more recognized role of pleasure ships and camera venues. Subjects include balloon racing, the age of the Zeppelins, military airships and more.

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