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Celebrity ballooning apparently ran in families; see [[Green family]] and [[Godard family]].
 
Celebrity ballooning apparently ran in families; see [[Green family]] and [[Godard family]].
  
<blockquote>By aeronauts (omitting the pioneers Lunardi, Zambeccari, and others who have been already spoken of we mean persons who have followed ballooning as a business or trade. Of these, perhaps the most successful have been Blanchard, Garnerin, the Sadlers, Mr. Charles Green, Mr. Wise, Mr. Coxwell, and the brothers Godard.<ref>"Aeronautics", ''Americanized Encyclopedia Brittanica'' (1890), pp. 58–68 (pp. 62–[https://books.google.com/books?id=ZXogAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA63 63]).</ref>
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<blockquote>By aeronauts (omitting the pioneers Lunardi, [[Francesco Zambeccari|Zambeccari]], and others who have been already spoken of we mean persons who have followed ballooning as a business or trade. Of these, perhaps the most successful have been Blanchard, Garnerin, the Sadlers, Mr. [[Charles Green]], [[John Wise|Mr. Wise]], Mr. Coxwell, and the brothers Godard.<ref>"Aeronautics", ''Americanized Encyclopedia Brittanica'' (1890), pp. 58–68 (pp. 62–[https://books.google.com/books?id=ZXogAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA63 63]).</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 20:48, February 9, 2020

Professional aeronauts made their appearance soon after the invention of Montgolfières. Blanchard, Robertson, and others soon found that it was possible to make a little money out of the new discoveries, and it can be easily understood that the tricks of the showman's art soon brought the sport into discredit.[1]

Celebrity ballooning apparently ran in families; see Green family and Godard family.

By aeronauts (omitting the pioneers Lunardi, Zambeccari, and others who have been already spoken of we mean persons who have followed ballooning as a business or trade. Of these, perhaps the most successful have been Blanchard, Garnerin, the Sadlers, Mr. Charles Green, Mr. Wise, Mr. Coxwell, and the brothers Godard.[2]

See also Category:Aeronauts


balloonists

References

  1. Hildebrandt, 1908, Airships Past and Present, p. 197.
  2. "Aeronautics", Americanized Encyclopedia Brittanica (1890), pp. 58–68 (pp. 62–63).