Balloons and Airships (How to order the DVD)

$5.95

Blanchard Jeffries Balloon

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A reporter noted a certain solemnity in the first moments of flight: "When the balloon began to rise, the majestical sight was truly interesting....Indeed the attention of the multitude was so absorbed that it was a considerable time e'er silence was broke."
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Charles Hydrogen Balloon

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Gas balloons were used in the American Civil War, the Napoleonic Wars (to very limited extent), and throughout the 19th century by hobbyists and show performers such as the Blanchards. Curiously, after flying to an altitude of over 3000 m on his first flight, Professor Charles never flew again.
$8.50

DuMont Personal Airship #6

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Santos-Dumont was awarded the Deutsch prize as well as the prize money of 50,000 francs. In a charitable gesture, he gave half the prize to he crew and then donated the other half to the poor of Paris.
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FG Hot Air Balloon

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A hot air ballon from Fiddlers Green. These instructions show you how to make one from household items, trash bags, etc. Enjoy!
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Lowe Civil War Balloon

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"It was through the midnight observations with one of my war-balloons that I was enabled to discover that the fortifications at Yorktown were being evacuated..." - Professor Lowe's account
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Lunardi Hydrogen Balloon

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The 24 mile flight began the ballooning fad that inspired fashions of the day -- Lunardi skirts were decorated with balloon styles, and in Scotland, the Lunardi Bonnet is named after him (balloon-shaped and standing some 600 mm tall).
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Montgolfier Brothers

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On 19 September 1783 the Aerostat Réveillon was flown with the first living beings in a basket attached to the balloon: a sheep, called Montauciel (Climb-to-the-sky), a duck and a rooster.The duck was expected to be unharmed by being lifted aloft.
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Norge Polar Explorer Airship

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The Norge was a semi-rigid Italian-built airship that carried out what many consider the first verified overflight of the North Pole on May 12, 1926. It was also the first aircraft to fly over the polar ice cap between Europe and America. The expedition was the brainchild of polar explorer and expedition leader Roald Amundsen. Includes a step by step You Tube tutorial.
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Paris Seige Balloon

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Pigeons only knew their way in Paris. Balloons were not easy to control. The obvious trick was to fly both messages and crated pigeons out of Paris in balloons by night, and to send microfilmed messages back by carrier pigeon.
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Stars & Stripes Balloon

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Stars and stripes USA hot air balloon model with the faimiliar inverted raindrop shape designed by the Navy in the 60s. It is the lightest and lowest-stress design. It also provides a big area for the wind to push against, making a sort of aerial sailboat.
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USA Eagle Patriot Balloon

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The Screaming Eagle balloon from Fiddlersgreen.net, a great patriotic addition to your collection to which you can add your own special phrases, mottos, and quotes. Easy to build in just an evening and perfect to hang from the ceiling in the kid's room or office. Included in the Balloons and Airships Collection CD.

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Balloons and Airships Collection DVD

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Aircraft Collection DVD

Complete Aircraft AND Building Collection Over 2000 models including versions !! Everything immediately gets uploaded to your folder. BEST cardmodeling deal anywhere by far. For this offer only, we'll burn and mail you two very packed DVDs..Post paid and to anywhere.
$69.95

Aircraft Update Collection DVD

The massive Aircraft Model Collection up to date to the day you order and uploaded to your MyModels folder. Nothing will be mailed . IMPORTANT - You'll need to have already bought the entire AC Collection sometime in the past 20 years. Please use PayPal to chipfyn@gmail.com when approved. Question about eligibility? Email to: chipfyn@gmail.com