Hot Air
The hot air balloon, a French in invention, first graced the skies on November 21, 1782 when it’s first untethered manned flight was performed in Paris. The hot air balloon is part of the balloon class of aircraft, as the name implies. However, balloons that can propel themselves through the air, rather than relying on wind, are known as blimps and are classifies as airships.

The Facts:
Other Party: Julie O
Card Number: 0189
Average Color: 515162
Date Sent: June 6, 2014
Date Received: June 11, 2014
Sender Location: Platteville, WI
Receiver Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Distance Traveled: 80 Miles
Average Speed: 16 Miles Per Day