APPENDIX-D

Chronology of
ABSOLUTE BALLOON RECORDS



ALTITUDE  
Date Name Nationality Mtrs/Ft
21 Nov.1783 ROZIER, Pilatre d' Paris, North FRA /500
1 Dec.1783 CHARLES, Jacques Paris, North FRA /1000
9 May 1927 GRAY, Hawthorne C. USA 8690/28509
27 May 1931 PICCARD, Aguste /Kipfer, Paul SWI 15781/51773
18 Aug.1932 PICCARD, Aguste /Cosyns, Max SWI 16201/53151
20 Nov.1933 SETTLE, T.G.W. /Fordney, C.L. USA 18665/61234
11 Nov.1935 ANDERSON, Orvil /Stevens, A.W. USA 22066/72392
19 Aug.1957 SIMONS, David G. USA 30942/101511
4 May 1961 ROSS, Malcolm D./PRATHER, V.A. USA 34668/113740


DISTANCE
Date Name Location Nat. Km/Sm
21 Nov.1783 ROZIER, Pilatre d' Paris, Northbound FRA 8.53/5.3
1 Dec.1783 CHARLES, Jacques Paris, Northbound FRA 43.5/27.
19 Sep.1784 CHARLES/Robert Paris, Eastbound FRA 258/160
Aug.1785 BLANCHARD, Pierre Paris, Eastbound FRA 483/300
8 Apr.1835 CLAYTON, H.H. Cincinnati-Monroe USA 560/350
7 Nov.1836 GREEN, Charles London-Germany ENG 773/480
1 Jul. 1859 WISE, John St.Louis-Henderson USA 1302/809
9 Oct. 1900 VAULX, Henri Paris-Sweden FRA 1925/1195
27 Oct.1912 BIENAIME, Maurice France-Russia FRA 2148/1334
1913 KAULEN, Hugo Germany-Russia GER 2827/1756
8 Feb. 1914 BERLINER, Hans Germany-Russia GER 3082/1890
1950 KIRPICHEV, M.M. Across Russia RUS 3200/1988
5 Oct. 1976 YOST, P.Ed. USA-Azores USA 3985/2475
9 Sep. 1977 ABRUZZO/ANDERSON TransAtlantic USA 4750/2950
30 Oct.1979 ABRUZZO/ANDERSON USA-France USA 5070/3150
same NEWMAN, Larry same    
8 May 1980 ANDERSON, M.& K. TransUSA USA 5335/3314
12 Nov.1981 ABRUZZO/ANDERSON TransPacific USA 8050/5768
same AOKI/CLARK     same

NOTE: 1-Km=.62137 Sm;1-Sm=1.6093 Km.



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