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Balloon: French Leys and Rolland win the "53rd Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett"
Geneva, Switzerland - The official prizing ceremony will take place next Saturday
"At 12:00 today the '53rd Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett', the famous international FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale), aeronautical gas balloon race named after the US Media tycoon James Gordon Bennett, came to a fantastic close with the final landing of the 16th competitor in Portelas / Portugal, barely 20 km from the most western tip of the European Continent, and only about 4 km fro...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency