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|Old hangar (RAF type B1) on the North side of the former North Killingholme airfield.|
RAF North Killingholme is a former Royal Air Force station in England, used during the later years of World War II. It was located just to the west of the village of North Killingholme in North Lincolnshire.
The station opened in November 1943 and became fully operational in Janua...
|During the second world war there was a barrage balloon testing station here and this large shed was used to store the balloon. A large number of different trials and experiments took place here and nearby.||11/20/2009||349|
|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||484|
|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...
|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.
|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 ...
|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||946|
|Discover the Angkor Heritage Site on a Tethered Balloon from 200 Meters above : a new and exciting way to catch a photogenic bird-view of Angkorís Heritage Site. Enjoy a 10-Minutes flight and discover parts of the Vicinity of Angkor from the altitude of 200 meters, in a specially designed, -safe platform, which can lift-up 30 passengers in one go. ||11/15/2007||931|
|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||648|
|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||343|
|in a park in Bristol a hot air balloon is ready on the ground to be inflated for a trip.||02/09/2015||501|
|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||562|