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Anniversary: 221 years ago human flight started

Paris, France - Thanks to Montgolfier brothers

At 1:54pm on November 21, 1783, at Muette Castle, in the Bois de Boulogne (France) started the first human flight by free hot-air balloon: for the first time a balloon with two persons on board - which were Pilatre and Marquis d'Arlandes - takes off and have been remained on air for 26 minutes, thanks to the work of Montgolfier brothers. On December 1st of the same year, the French physicist, Jacques...

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency - 108224

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency