An illustrated print showcasing Notable Balloons throughout history.
Celebrating 10 Notable balloons the print chronologically illustrates milestones in ballooning history, starting from the first manned hot air balloon flight of 1783 through to the 2005 record set for the highest ever hot air balloon flight. Other celebrated events include The first crossing of the English Channel in 1785. The first long-distance flight in 1836. The famous 'Bristol Belle' balloon on which modern balloons are based from 1967. The first transatlantic flight in 1978 and first transatlantic hot air balloon flight of 1987 by the Virgin Atlantic Flyer. The first transpacific flight in 1991 and first around the world flight in 1999. The final balloon showcased is the first solo round the world flight in 2002.
Designed by locals this one of kind print that looks great in any home and makes a fantastic gift.