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Lighter Than Air: An Illustrated History of the Development of Hot Air Balloons and Airships


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By: David Owen


Lighter Than Air: An Illustrated History of the Development of Hot Air Balloons and Airships

Details the history of balloon flight from the Montgolfier brothers’ attempts in 18th-century France. Chronicles the events and misfortunes that beset the very early balloonists. Balloons were used in multifarious ways from show business to espionage.

Lighter Than Air: An Illustrated History of the Development of Hot Air Balloons and Airships

The advent of the dirigible, airships that could be steered, meant that balloons could be extended for use in exploration, military purposes, and luxury pleasure craft. In recent years, hot-air balloons have undergone a considerable renaissance.

Also brings reader up-to-date on exciting events and future plans for lighter-than-air-flight.


160 pgs, hardbound w/dust jacket, photos.


Lighter Than Air: An Illustrated History of the Development of Hot Air Balloons and Airships

ISBN Number: 978-0785810452

Item Number: 242

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