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2010-07-03 – First Lesson – Mildura – VH-BLQ (77)

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This was my first instructional flight in a hot air balloon. I was at Mildura as part of the Australian Ballooning Federation’s “The Lake 2010” event Here’s my notes from the flight: Paul’s FICOM check process Cold, crisp conditions with … Continue reading

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First Air to Ground Filming?

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Europa Film Treasures have made available some footage from the Austrian Film Archive showing Wilbur Wright demonstrating their aircraft in France. In addition to some low approaches and a landing, the 1909 silent movie film also includes a section where … Continue reading

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