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Plans for Building Model Hot Air Balloons
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Air Balloons"-- Instructions and
diagrams for a five foot diameter, 70 cubic foot
model. Inspired by the fire balloon
tradition in Burma.
Shaped" Hot Air Balloon -- This
pattern looks easier to build than a spherical
Learning Network -- Lesson plan and
instructions for building paper hot air balloons.
Balloons -- A fire balloon
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with an alcohol-soaked cotton ball.
Balloons Around the
-- Italy and Europe's premier association, to
promote the art, culture and tradition of paper hot
Eterno -- Photograph page for
Brazil association that promotes paper hot air
Leonidion Greece -- Every Easter
hundreds of fire balloons are launched over the
Virtual School -- Educational links to
hot air balloon activities.
and Aeronautics Link Web-Pages
Yahoo's list of model aircraft websites
and Directory -- Includes links to
model hot air balloon sites.
Web Balloon Pages -- Joop De Wilde --
Netherlands -- Comprehensive
list of ballooning links.
Balloons and Blimps
Fire Balloons --
Radio-Controlled (RC) Model Hot Air Balloons
are popular in Germany and other places in
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photographs, and links to other RC Model Balloon
websites. Translation program makes this
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readable in English and other languages.
Blimps -- Plantraco -- Helium filled
models, battery powered, for indoor flight.
Controlled Ballooning -- Student with
pictures of his radio-controlled balloon.
Other Ballooning and
Scientific Ballooning Program --
Balloons provide an inexpensive way to reach a space
Allstar Network -- Aeronautics
Learning Laboratory for Science Technology and
a High Energy Astronomer -- A NASA
Scientist explains how hot air balloons work.
Bombard -- Hot Air Balloon Tours
over historic regions of Europe.
Photographs and Videos
of Balloons and Airships
Posters - Barewalls has lots of posters
for hot air balloons.
of Congress -- Thomas A. Edison Inc.
presents a 2:45 minute film of San Francisco, as
viewed from a tethered hydrogen balloon, in 1902.
R Observation Balloon -- Balloon from
First World War is on display at the USAF Museum.
Media Productions -- Presents
photographs and videos of the Hindenberg Disaster,
other Zeppelins, modern airships and other
Zeppelin --Flying over New York City.
Aircraft and Aerospace
Parachute Manufacturer -- Links to
educational resources related to aeronautics..
-- Web-toy, that makes an assortment of
two-dimensional mechanical objects out of sodastraws
and springs. Great way to kill time..
Laws -- Includes descriptions of the
various Gas Laws, and experiments for
Project Ideas -- UK site is designed to
help parents and teachers to help children learn
about science. Such as Biology, Chemistry,
Physics, Meteorology and Mathematics. Site
includes dozens upon dozens of projects and
experiments to prove the concepts and make them
memorable learning experiences.
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