In 1991 at the Experimental Aircraft Association's 39th annual international convention and sport aviation exhibition in Oshkosh, WI, USA, Jim Bede of Bede Jet, presented his Home-built supersonic, lightweight, two-seat jet aircraft, built for his personal use.
Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss psychiatrist, and Brian Jones, an English ballooning instructor, accomplished a nonstop circumnavigation of the world in a balloon in 1999. Continue reading
The first wartime reconnaissance balloon was launched on June 26, 1794, during the Battle of Fleurus, Belgium. Continue reading
John Jeffries (5 February 1745 – 16 September 1819) was a Boston physician, scientist, and a military surgeon with the British Army in Nova Scotia and New York during the American Revolution. Continue reading
John Jeffries, an American balloonist carried a flight instrument, a barometer during his voyage over London, England in 1784. Continue reading