LTA, Balloons, Record Flights, Transatlantic Flights, "Double Eagle II", Anderson, Max Leroy "Maxie", Abruzzo, Benjamin L., Newman, Larry (1978). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Side view of balloon Double Eagle II (r/n N50DE) in flight over water, presumably during its August 11-17, 1978, transatlantic flight; the hang glider seen suspended below the gondola was later cast off to lighten the balloon.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Balloons
  • Balloonists
  • Transatlantic flights

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Date

August 1978

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00104572

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