Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Side view from above of balloon Double Eagle II (r/n N50DE) in low-altitude flight over farmland, possibly over northwest France towards the end of its August 11-17, 1978, transatlantic flight.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Balloons
  • Balloonists
  • Transatlantic flights

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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



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