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|These buildings off Station Road are the remains of Site 7 of "F" Flight (based at East Halton) of the Humber Estuary Balloon Barrage. The balloons defended the nearby Admiralty oil storage depot.||12/08/2009||371|
|The small white dots that form concentric circles are the remains of concrete blocks set into the ground and used to anchor the balloonís mooring cables.||12/08/2009||401|
|Barrage balloons were a very basic form of defence against aircraft and were widely used around towns and strategic targets. They were simply large balloons tethered to fixed moorings on the ground.|
The cables which attached them to the ground were a dangerous obstruction to low-flying aircraft and their deployment around potential targets forced enemy raiders to fly at high alti...
|Turk Balloon is the project name and Kadikoy Municipality is arranging this activity. A huge balloon which can carry up to 30 people at one time is rising up 200 meters above the sea level. The balloon moves only up and down. |
The Balloon is taking off near from the Sea bus port at Kadikoy, The Port on the Asian Side. If you take a ferry from Eminonu to Kadikoy, it will take you ...
|RAF Fairlop was first used during the First World War as a Royal Naval Air Station Training School.|
A small flying club used the site between the wars and there were plans to build a commercial airport, but these were later abandoned.
With WW2 a year old, construction of the concrete runways in the familiar "A" pattern started in September 1940 and were completed August 1941.
|Launched in 2004 by Aerophile S.A., Beirut Balloon allows visitors to discover the city with a breathtaking hot air-balloon ride, reaching an altitude of 300 meters. ||11/15/2007||866|
|The Channel 6 Zooballooon, a tethered helium balloon, rises 400 feet in the air to offer a view of the Zoo, the Schuylkill River, and the Philadelphia Center City skyline. The balloon is sponsored, in part, by WPVI-TV. ||11/15/2007||552|
|A series of hot air balloon festivals which take place around the UK every year, some are small and some are international size. World balloon festivals will be next||11/17/2006||312|
|in a park in Bristol a hot air balloon is ready on the ground to be inflated for a trip.||02/09/2015||376|
|Big blue hot air baloon in Paris. The balloon is anchored in the middle of the park, and has a nice shadow.||06/08/2006||498|
|The Bournemouth Eye, Bournemouth's Highest attraction, is a spherical helium-filled balloon with an enclosed gondola that carries 25-30 passengers. Tethered by a high tensile steel cable, the balloon lifts to a height of 500 feet while providing a panoramic view of the English Channel and surrounding area (over 20 miles) from the highest public observation point in Bournemouth. ||11/10/2007||1,619|
|The Somerset Dam wall is a mass concrete gravity type, using a volume 203,000 cubic metres of concrete. This type of construction resists the thrusts of the water by its weight alone.||09/18/2005||442|