First flight of the aerostat that could carry a man


First flight of the aerostat that could carry a man

April 25, 1783
Category: Aviation History
Montgolfier Balloon
Picture Author: Greg Goebel [Public Domain]


Montgolfier brothers launched the aerostat that could carry 205 kg. The ball soared to the height of 305 meters and flew 915 meters from the place of departure. The aerostat was made of silk and laminated paper.






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