This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Copy of an engraving depicting the flight of the first Montgolfier balloon at Annonay, France, 4 or 5 June 1783. It climbed to 1,200 fathoms or 7,200 feet and remained aloft for 10 minutes. The balloon was unmanned.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics - History
- Hot air balloons