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Over the Pacific by a balloon: the records’ flyover (VIDEO)
Rome, Italy - Bradley (USA) and Tiukhtyaev (Russia): 10,696 km in 160 hours
“The Two Eagles”, that’s the name of the project, after beating the record for distance covered by a balloon, they have broken the record of time spent on travel on a balloon with 160 hours and 38 minutes. The previous one was 137 hours and 5 minutes, fixed in 1978 by Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson and Larry Newman. Tom Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev, protagonist of the challenge, were landed on Sa...
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