Modern Hot Air

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Ed Yost - Aviator
... Yost developed and flew the first prototype of the modern hot air balloon in a tethered flight. 1960, Yost made the first-ever free flight of a modern hot air balloon from Bruning, Nebraska ... refining and improving on this designs and materials, in 1963 Yost piloted the first modern balloon flight across the English Channel with crew member Don Piccard in a ...

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