This lavishly illustrated, full-color coffee-table book vividly covers every aspect of ballooning -- the science and techniques of flight, competitions, stunt flying, recordbreakers, and current around-the-world record attempts. Also featured are special shapes and models, balloons used for advertising, and the thrills and perils of balloon exploration and adventure. Superb color photography was taken in exotic locales from the Sahara to Antarctica.

Ballooning 1999, Haynes Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781852605681