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balloon flight

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  • balloon flight — ▪ aviation Introduction  passage through the air of a balloon that contains a buoyant gas, such as helium or heated air, for which reason it is also known as lighter than air free flight. Unmanned balloons have been used to carry meteorological… …   Universalium

  • Balloon (aircraft) — Ballooning redirects here. For the behavior of spiders and other arthropods, see Ballooning (spider). Not to be confused with Airship or Blimp. Balloon …   Wikipedia

  • Flight altitude record — These are the records set for going the highest in the atmosphere from the age of ballooning onward. Some records are certified by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale. Contents 1 Fixed wing aircraft 1.1 Piston driven propeller aeroplane 1.2… …   Wikipedia

  • Balloon boy hoax — The balloon boy hoax occurred on October 15, 2009 in Fort Collins, Colorado, when Richard and Mayumi Heene allowed a gas balloon filled with helium to float away into the atmosphere, and then claimed that their six year old son Falcon was inside… …   Wikipedia

  • balloon — balloonlike, adj. /beuh loohn /, n. 1. a bag made of thin rubber or other light material, usually brightly colored, inflated with air or with some lighter than air gas and used as a children s plaything or as a decoration. 2. a bag made of a… …   Universalium

  • Balloon release — A balloon release occurs when a number of hydrogen or helium filled balloons are allowed to float into the sky together, or in rapid succession. This may be done for fun, to create a photo opportunity to raise awareness of a cause or campaign, or …   Wikipedia

  • flight — noun 1 trip by air; plane making a flight ADJECTIVE ▪ round trip (AmE) ▪ The first prize is a round trip flight to Rio. ▪ inbound, return ▪ The return flight was held up by six hours …   Collocations dictionary

  • balloon — bal|loon1 [bəˈlu:n] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: ballon large football, balloon , from Italian ballone large football , from balla ball ] 1.) an object made of brightly coloured thin rubber, that is filled with air and used as a toy or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • balloon — I UK [bəˈluːn] / US [bəˈlun] noun [countable] Word forms balloon : singular balloon plural balloons * 1) a) a small coloured bag of thin rubber that you fill with air, used as a child s toy or a decoration b) a large strong bag filled with gas or …   English dictionary

  • flight — W2S3 [flaıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(travel)¦ 2¦(flying)¦ 3¦(movement through air)¦ 4¦(stairs)¦ 5¦(escape)¦ 6 flight of fancy/imagination/fantasy 7¦(birds)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: flyht] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Flight for Life — is a prehospital care service with many bases of operation across the United States. Flight for Life is primarily known for its emergency medical helicopter transport, but also operates a fleet of land vehicles and fixed wing aircraft for the… …   Wikipedia


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