Who's Who of Ballooning


APPENDIX4-CH
Coupe GORDON BENNETT BALLOON RACE Participants
1906-1939



DISTANCES IN STATUTE MILES

1906 (30 Sep.) Paris,   FRANCE race #1 (16 entries)
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 402 USA LAHM, Frank P. /Hersey, Henry B. 12 United States
2 368 ITA VONWILLER, Alfred /Cianetti, Ettore 1 Elfe
3 286 ENG ROLLS, Charles S. /Capper, John E. 5 London
4 285 FRA VAULX, Henry de la /d'Oultrements H. 3 Valhalia
5 199 FRA BALSAN, Jacques /Corot, Abel 14 Chaleaurox
6 196 SPA KINDELAN-Duani, A. /Horga, M.de la 15 Montaner
7 190 ENG HUNTINGTON, A.K. /Pollock, Chs.F. 16 Zepher
8 114 SPA HERRERA, Emilio /Echague,Francis. 4 Ayayay
9 111 GER ABERCRON, Hugov. /Erbsloeh, Oskar 2 Dusseldorf
10 109 ENG BUTLER, Frank H. /Brewer, Griffith l l Britanni
11 109 FRA VICTOR, Cas.de St. /Zens, Ernest 9 Frohn
12 109 SPA GUTIEREZ, Esteban /Montojo, Juan 10 Norte
13 85 GER HEWALD,Maxvon /Steyrer, 13 Pommern
(D) 83 BRA SANTOS-Dumont, A. /Chapin (mech) (D) 6 Two-Americas
15 77 BEL DRIESCHE, vanden L. /Canazza. Louis 7 Ojouki
16 56 GER SCHERLE, Hans Johan /Sehmeek, Harrnann 8 Schwaben

OFFICIALS: M.MALLET, P.Rousseau, P.TISSANDIER, G.BESANCON. r: NT-1 Oet/1/3(E), 3 Oet/6/l(R), SPA-aides confused in records.

1907 (21 Oct.) St. Louis, MO UNITED STATES #2   9-Entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 874 GER ERBSLOEH, Oskar /Clayton, Henry H. 1 Pommern
2 867 FRA LeBLANC, Alfred /NIix, Edgar W. 3 Ile de France
3 800 GER ABERCRON, H.von /Heidemann, Hans 4 Duesseldorf
4 736 USA HAWLEY, Alan R. /Post, August 9 St. Louis
5 717 USA McCOY, James C. /Chandler, Chs. 6 Ameriea
6 689 GER MECKEL,Paul /Denig,Rudolf 8 Abereron
7 674 FRA GASNIER, Rene /Levee, Charles 7 L'Anjou
8 624 USA HERSEY,Henry /Atherholt,Art. 2 United States
9 359 ENG BREWER, Griffith /Brabazon, Claud 5 Lotus-2
(N)   GER HILDEBRANT, A1 /VonPhilens alt.  

OFFICIALS: GLIDDEN, Charles S. (starter), Good weather during race. r: NT-20 Oet/l/l(E), 21 Oct/3/5(S), 25 Oet/9/2(R)

1908 (11 Oct.) Berlin,   GERMANY #3   23-entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 753 SWI SCHAECK, Theodore /Messner,Emil 14 Helvetia (W)
2 266 ENG DUNNV[LLE,JohnD. /Pollock,Chs F. 3 Banshee
3 257 BEL GEERTS, Georges /Peeters,Maurice 5 Belgica
4 235 FRA FAURE, Jacques T. /Baratoux/Capazza 8 Condor
5 224 FRA CARTON,Emile /Barbotte/Dubonet 23 Brise d'Automme
6 224 FRA LeBLANC, Alfred /Delebeque, Jacq. 16 Isle d'France
7 216 ITA CIANETTI, Ettore /Pastine, Giovani 7 Aetos
8 216 SWI BEAUCLAIR, Vic.de /Biehly, H. 6 Cognac
9 216 GER ERBSLOEH, Oskar /Sticker, J. Ref. l98 10 Berlin
10 212 GER ABERCRON, Hugo von /Goltzheim, S.von 18 Dusseldorf
11 208 ITA USUELLI, Celestino /Borsalino,G.Mario 15 Rowensort
12 207 BEL DeBROUKERE, Leon /Bussche, vanden 13 Utopie
13 193 SPA KINDELAN-Duani, A. /Horga, M. de la 4 Valencia
14 182 ITA FRASSINETTI, Romeo /Cobianchi, Mario 22 Shadola
15 171 ENG BREWER,Griffith /MeClean,FrankK. 11 Britania
16 127 USA McCOY, James C. /Fogmann, Longhi 1 America-2
17 75 SPA HERRERA, Emilio L. /Solo 20 Montanes (B)
18 73 ENG HUNTINGTON, A.K. /Brabazon, C.M. 19 Zepher
19 32 BEL EVEARTS, Alphonse /Jacobs, Fernand 21 Ville d'Bruxelles
20 28 GER NIEMEYER, Victor /Hiedamann, Hans 2 Busley (W)
21 24 SPA MONTOJO, Juan /Tojada, Romero de 12 Castilan (W)
22 19 USA ARNOLD, Nason H. /Hewat, Henry 17 St.Louis (W)
23 1 USA FORBES, A.Holland(I) /Post, August. 9 Conqueror
(N)   BEL DeMOOR, Honore /Bussche, vanden   Utopie
(N)   GER HUCKS'l'ETTER Karl /Schelterer, Herbert   Plauen (W)
(D)   GER FOERTSCH, Lt. (K) /Goltzheim, S. (K)   Hergesell (W)

OFFICIALS: BUSLEY=German Aero Club Pres, Hahnke=Kaiserís rep. r: NT-11 Oct 1907/1/1(E); 12 Oct/1/7(S); 1 Nov/8/7(R), LT-10 Oct/12

1909 (3 Oct.) Zurich, SWITZERLAND #4   19 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 696 USA MIX, Edgar W. /Roussel, Andree 6 America-2
2 508 FRA LEBLANC, Alfred /Delebeque,Jacques 3 Isle d'France
3 499 SWI MESSNER, Emil E. /Givaudan, Leon 7 Azurea
4 480 SWI SCHAECK, Theodore /Armbruster,Paul 5 Helvectia
5 471 FRA BIENAIME, Maurice /Francia, Jean de 12 Picardie
6 468 GER BROECKELMANN,K.de /Meyering/Kempkin 5 Berlin
7 464 SWI BEAUCLAIR, Vic.de /Einsidel/Biehly 20 Cognac
8 452 GER MECKEL, Paul A. /Alulch, W. 14 Busley
9 450 BEL BROUCKERE, Leon de /Hansen, Edmond 2 Utopie (*)
10 436 GER ABERCRON, Hugo von /Holthoff, A. von 19 Dusseldorf-II
11 434 FRA DUBONNET, Emile /Dupont, Pierre 18 Condor
12 412 ITA FRASSINETTI, Romeo /Cobianchi, Mario 10 Zixa
13 410 ITA PIACENZA, Guido I. /Bellia, Edgardo 1 Albatros
14 402 OUS SCHLEIN, Anton /Siegmundt, Ed von 9 Austria-Hungary
15 358 BEL GEERTS, Georges /solo 11 V.d'Bruxelles
16 276 ENG McCLEAN, Frank /Singer,A.Mortimer 8 Planet
D) 267 BEL VLEMINCK,Albert /Fierz,H. 17 Henriette(*)
D)   ITA USUELLI, Celestino /solo 16 Ruwenwald
D)   SPA SALVETIERA,Malquis /Oetti, Alberto 4 Montanes

WX: Rain & Fog during entire race, (*)=Jesus Duro in some records. r: 4 Oct. 1909/l/l(S), 7 Oct/6/2(R), LT-2 Oct/10/a(E).

1910 (17 Oct.) St. Louis, MO,   UNITED STATES #5   10 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 1335 USA HAWLEY,AlanR. /Post,AugustusF. 9 America-2
2 1230  GER GERICKE, Hans O. /Perkins, Sam F. 8 Duseldorf-2
3 1190 GER ABERCRON, H. von /Blankertz, Aug. 10 Germania
850 SWI SCHAECK, Theodore /Armbruster,Paul 7 Helvetia
795 GER VOGT, Leopold /Assmann, W.T.(I) 4 Harburg-3
772 SWI MESSNER,Emil E. /Givaudan,Leon 3 Azurea
725 FRA LEBLANC, Alfred /Mumm,Walther de 5 Isled'France
8 550 USA HONEYWELL, H.E. /Tolland, J.W. 6 St. Louis-4
9 410 FRA FAURE,Jacques /Schmolck,Erne.G. 1 Condor
10 315 USA PHUL, Louis von /O'Reilly, Joseph 2 Mil.Population

OFFICIALS, BISHOP, Charles; r: NT-18 Oct. 1910/1/3(S), 27 Oct./1/7(R), NY Herald 28 Oct.1910.

1911 (5 Oct.)   Kansas city7 MO UNITED STATES  #6 9 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 417 GER GERICKE, Hans O.   /Duncker, S.Otto 6 Berlin-2
370  USA LAHM Frsnk P /Wade Jeptha H. 5 Buckeye
345  GER VOGT, Leopold /Scholler, Martin 3 Berlin-2
300  USA BERRY, John W. /McCullough,J.P.(I) 4 America-2
293  FRA DUBONNET, Emile /DuPont, Pierre 1 Condor
290  USA ASSMANN, Will. T. /Hurlburt, J.C. (I) 2 Mil.Population
N) 450  USA HONEYWELL, H.E. /Watts, John 7 Kansas City-2
N) 325 USA JACOBS, Frank M. /Webb, W.W. 8 Topeka-2
N) 300 USA ATHERHOLT, Art T. /Hunneywell, E.R. 9 Pennsylvania-2

WX: Thunderstorms w/lightning & rain. r: NT-5 Oct.l911/6/5(E); 6 Oct/4/5(S); 9 Oct./4/3(R).

1912  (27 Oct.) Stuttgart, GERMANY #7   20entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 1361 FRA BENAIME, Maurice /Rumpelmayer, Rene 1 L'Picardie
2 1243 FRA LEBLANC, Alfred /   Ile de France
3 1088 USA HONEYWELL, H.E. /Long, Herman F. 2 Uncle Sam
4 946 SWI BEAUCLAIR,Vic.de /Gerber,Walo N.   Zurich
5   937 OUS LEHNERT, F.W. /   Frankfurt
6 861 GER KORN,Otto /Dietel, E.   Deutschland
7 802 BEL GERARD,LeonF. /   Minckelere
8   779 ENG FRANCIA, Jeande /   Honeymoon
9   734 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernist /   Belgica
10  691 ITA USUELLI, Celestino /   Andromeda
11  690 GER EIMERMACHER,Ferd. /Pratje, Fritz   Germania
12  656 GER BLANCHET, Georges /   Eichsflugver.
13  547 SWI SORG, Otto P. /Niottet, A.   Helvictia
14  479 OUS MANNSBARTH, Frankz /Macher,   Busley
15 442 OUS SEGMUNDT, E.C.von /   Astarte
16 426 ITA PICCOLI, Domenico /   Libra
17 401 USA BERRY, John W. /Huffman, A.von   Mil.Population
18 304 DEN SEIDELIN, Capt.Ph. /   Clouth
19 115 SWI MULLER, R.O. /Spillman, Hans   Azurea
20 (N) USA WATTS, John W. /Atherholt, Art. 20 Dusseldorf

r: NT-28 Oct./1/1, 29 Oct/4/2, 30 Oct/4/1. Witnessed by the King of Wurtenburg

1913 (12 Oct.) Paris, FRANCE   #8 13 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 384 USA UPSON, Ralph H. /Preston, R.A.D. 18 Goodyear
2 300 USA HONEYWELL, H.E. /Wade, Jeptha H. 12 Uncle Sam
3 300 ITA PASTINE, Giovani /Tullio, Benigni 4 Roma
4 275 SWI ARMBRUSTER, Paul /Seiffert, Hans 16 Helvectia
5 272 SWI BEAUCLAIR, Victor /Gerber/Biehly 8 Zurich
6 271 FRA RUMPLEMEYER, Rene /Goldschmidt,Mme.G. 17 Stella
7 270 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Vlaminckx, Albert 13 Belgica-II
8 264 OUS SEGMUNDT,Ed.C.von  /solo 6 Astarte
9 262 FRA LEBLANC, Alfred /Dubonnett, Emile 9 Ile de France
10 258 BEL  F.GERARD, Leon /vanNuffel, 5 Patrie
11 234 ENG FRANCIA, Jean de /Welby-Jordan, 10 Bratania
12 266 ITA AGOSTINI, Umberto /Pastine, Giovanni 3 B.A.
13 226 FRA BENAIME, Maurice /Schneider,Jacques 1 Picardi
14 224 ENG DUNVILLED,John /Corbett, 2 Banshie
15 216 GER vonPOHL, Gustave /Perlewitz,Paul 11 Hamburg-II
16 198 GER KAULEN, Hugo Sr. /Schmite, Bruno 7 Duisberg
17 289 OUS LEHNERT, F.W. /Kirsch, 14 Frankfort
18 170 GER BERLINER, Hans R. /Mann, Carl Rich. 20 Metzeier

Schweitzen Lufthardt NT-12 Oct.1913/

1914-1919  Races postponed during war years   1920 (23 Oct.) Birmingham, AL UNITED STATES #9   7 Entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 1099 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Labrousse, Mathieu 3 Belgica
2 994 USA HONEYWELL, H.H. /Kingsbury, Jerome 5 Kansas City-II
3 870 ITA VALLE, Giuseppi del /Leone, D. 4 Audiens
4 671 ITA MEDORI, Ugo H. /Piazzoli. A. 6 Triumphole
5 652 USA UPSON,RalphH. /vanOrman,WardT. 7 Goodyear-II
6 581 USA THOMPSON, Ray E. /Weeks, Harold E. 2 U.S. Army #1
7 497 FRA HIRSCHAIJER, Louis /Nathan, Leo C. 1 Moraine

r: NT-24 Oct./8/3; 26 Oct./20/1, 15 Nov./17/7;16 Nov./15/3.

1921 (18 Sep.) Brussels, BELGIUM #10  14 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
476 SWI ARMBRUSTER, Paul /Anselmier,Louis 6 Zurich-I
2 414 ENG SPENCER,C.Will. /Allen, Ernest H. 8 Margaret
3 413 USA UPSON, Ralph H. /Andrus, Clarance 3 Aero Club
4 392 ENG BALDWIN, Fred A. /Dunville, John L. 1 Banshee-III
5 383 ITA VALLE, Giuseppi /Ferrero, August 11 Trionfale-VI
6 375 ITA BARBAN1 I, C. /Medori, Ugo H. 4 TrionEale-IX
7 372 FRA DUBOIS, Jules /Lamarne, 9 LaMarne
8 357 USA ORMAN, Ward T. van /Seiberling, W.B. 10 City of Akron
9 347 SPA MAGDALENA,Eduardo /Llave,Joaguin 5 J-F. Duro
10 337 BEL LABROUSSE, Mat.C. /Pinget, Lt. 12 Liege-Yser
11 331 FRA BIENAIME,Maurice /Ravine, Georges 2 Picardi
12 311 BEL DEMUYTER,Ernest /Veenestra, Alexan. 7 Belgica-VI
13 196 FRA CROMBEZ, Chs.J. /Crombez,Albert 13 Villed'Lille
14 (D) USA HOFFMANN, Bernard v. /McKibben/Reed (B)   St.Louis(#10)

r: LT-21 Sep/10/e; NT-18 Sep./ Le SOIS (Belgium) newspaper 19/9/21.

1922 (6 Aug.) Geneva,   SWITZERLAND  #11   19 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 853 BEL DEMUYTER,Ernist /Veenstra,Alex. 1 Belgica
2 659 USA HONEYWELL, H.H. /Wade, Jeptha H. 3 Uncle Sam
3 574 FRA BIENAIME,Maurice /Ravaine, Georges 9 Picardi
4 523 ITA BARBANTI, Mat.C. /Medori, Ugo H. 14 Trionfale-IX
5 500 BEL LABROUSSE, E.M.F. /deWandre, Ernest 2 V.d'Bruxelles
6 491 USA WESTOVER, Oscar /Bond, Carlton 5 Army
7 490 SWI ARMBRUSTER, Paul /Oertly, Heinrich 17 Helvetia
8 481 ITA VALLE, Guiseppe /Ferrero, A. 16 Trionfale-Vl
9 419 ITA GUGLIELMETTI, A. /Grassi, G. 15 Aerostiere III
10 362 FRA DUBOIS, Jules /Debray, H. 11 La Savorie
11 361 SWI MULLER, R.O. /Quervain, A.de 19 Zurich
12 346 FRA CORMIER, George /Auger, A. 10 Anjou
13 300 USA REED, William F. /Shade/Mullunax 6 Navy
14 285 ENG ALLEN, Harold E. /Spencer, Chs.W. 12 Margaret
15 214 BEL GEORGES, /Huysse, van 3 Cite-A.rdente
16 135 ENG BREWER, Griffith /Brabazon, Claud 13 The Bee
17 127 SWI ANSERMIER, Louis /Grueningen,C von 18 Geneve
18 118 SPA MAlRTINEZ-Sanz, P.  /Tienda, Jose L. 8 Polar
19 2.5 SPA MAGDALENA, Ed. /LaLlave, J.de 7 J.Fern. Duro

r: Schweizen Lufifahart; l'Aerophile-Oct. 1922/314; NT-6 Aug./

1923 (23 Sep.) Brussels, BELGIUM #12  17 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 778 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernist /Coeckelbergh, L.H. 4 Belgica
2 624 BEL VEENSTRA, Alexander /Quersin, Philippe 16 Pr.Leopold
3 339 SWI  ARMBRUSTER, Paul /Bachmannz D.Otto 5 Helvetia-II
4 204 SPA GUILLEN-Tato, Julio /Sierra-Bustamente, 3 J.F.Duro
5 175 FRA BENAIME, Maurice /Ravaine, Georges 2 Llicardie
6 111 USA LAwRENcE,JohnB. /Reicheldorfer,F.W. 9 Navy-6699
7 86 ENG BALDWIN, FredA. /Dunville, John (I) 6 Banshee-II
8 83 SPA MAGDALENA,Eduardo /Baselga-Recarte(I) 15 Espheria
9 81 USA OLMSTEAD,Robert(K) /Shoptaw,John (K) 1 ArmyS-6
10 53 SWI PICCARD, Auguste /Stahel, E. 17 Zurich-I
11 42 SWI GRUENINGEN, von (K) /Mrehren, Fritz (K) 11 Geneve
12 40 FRA DUBOIS, Jules /Debraye, H. 7 Savoie
13 35 FRA BLANCHET, Georges /Jacqmotte, E.R. 13 Fernande-III
14 34 SPA GUILLAMON, Gomez (I) /Penaranda-Barsa (K) 8 Polar
15 (D) ENG ALLEN, Ernest H. /Sexry/Spencer (B) 12 Margaret
16 (N) BEL LABROUSSE, Mathieu /deWandre, Ernest 10 Bruxelles
17 (N) USA HONEYWELL, H.E. /Reed, William F. 12 St.Louis

r: NT-24 Sep. 1923/1/7 (high winds on take-off), Le SOIS newspaper.

1924 (15 Jun.) Brussels,   BELGIUM #13 17 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 444 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Coeckelbergh, L.H. 1 Belgica
2 205 FRA LAPORTE, J.Fern. /Jacqmotte, E. 9 v.d'Bordeaux
3 187 ITA VALLE, Guiseppi /Ilari,Eraldo 11 Ciampina
4 183 ITA GRASSI, G. /Madori, Ugo H. 5 Aerostiere
5 178 SPA CASAS-Mitacola,R. /Jaurequi,Juande 17 Hesperio
6 176 USA HONEYWELL, H.E. /Timmons, C.W. 10 Uncle Sam
7 159 ENG SPENCER, CharlesW. /Berry, John 6 Margaret
8 138 SWI ARMBRUSTER, Paul /Bachmann, Otto 3 Helvetia-II
9 137 SPA BALBAS, Carillo V. /Maldanado, Enrique 13 Captain
10 133 FRA BENAIME, Maurice /Latu, Rene 2 L'Piccardie
11 132 ENG BALDWIN, Fred A. /Grosvenor,Edward 12 Banshee-III
12 129 BEL LABROUSSE, Mat.C. /deWandre, Ernest 8 V.d'Bruxles
13 107 SPA LLAVE,Joaquin dela /Magdalena, Ed. 7 J.F.Duro
14 106 USA vanORMAN, Ward T. /Wollam, Carl K. 4 Goodyear-III
15   89 FRA CORMIEt Georges /solo 15 Anjou
16   80 USA PEEK, Norman W. /Gray, Hawthorne 16 Army S-14
17   70 BEL VEENSTRA, Alexander /Quersin, Philippe 14 Pr.Leopold

r: Aviation 23 Jun.1924p671, Le SOIS (Belgium) newspaper.

1925 ( 7 Jun.) Brussels,   BELGIUM   #14  15 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 857 BEL VEENSTRA, Alexander /Quersin, Philippe 15 Pr.Leopold
2 423 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Coeckelbergh,L.H. 2 Belgica
3 372 ITA VALLE, Guiseppi /Ilari,Eraldo 12 Ciampino-5
4 341 ITA GRASSI, G. /Madori, H.Ugo 6 Aerostiere-3
5 290 BEL LABROUSSE, Mat.C /deWandre, Ernest 9 Bruxilles
6 286 ENG SPENCER, Perc. F. /Berry, John 16 Mirimar
7 281 SWI BACHMBN, D.Otto /Armbruster, Paul 4 Helvictia-II
8 280 FRA BIENAIME, Maurice /Latu,Rene 1 Sierrdie
9 273 ENG DUNVILLE, J.L.Jr. /Grosvenor,Edward 5 Banshee-III
10 261 ITA ILARI, Eraldo /Criceritte, Lope 17 Ciampino-III
11 137 FRA BLANCHET, Georges /deMontjon, 8 Maroc
12 125 ENG JOHNSON, T.Douglas /Wollam, Douglas 11 Elsie
13 124 SPA LLAVE, Joaq. dela /Magdalena, Eduardo 7 Jesus-Duro
14 93 USA FLOOD, William B. /Gray, Hawthorne 10 U.S.Army-14
15 81 SPA SUESENA-Almarez,E. /Jaurequy, Juan 17 Penareunda
16 (N) USA vanORMAN, Ward T. /Wollam, Carl K. (D) Goodyear-3
17 (N) SPA BOCHA, de la / (D) Espirito


1926 (30 May) Antwerp,   BELGIUM #15 15 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 537 USA ORMAN, Ward T.van /lWIorton, Walter W. 5 Goodyear-III
2 372 USA GRAY, Hawthorne /Johnson, Early F. 11 Army S-16
3 272 BEL DEMUYTER,Ernest /Valette, H. de 9 Belgica
4 185 BEL VEENSTRA, Alexan. /Quersin,Philippe 3 Pr.Leopold
5 105 ENG SPENCER, Chs. W. /Berry, Charles W. 12 Mirarnar
6 96 SPA MOLAS-Milas,Jim. /Prados-Pena,A 4 Peranda
7 88 SWI BACHMANN, Otto D. /Maag, Ernest 7 Helvictia-II
8 63 FRA BIENAIME,Maurice /Ravaine,Georges 6 Picardie
9 58 ENG BALDWIN, Fred A. /Dunville, R.L Jr 15 Banshie
10 43 ENG MEAGER, G.Francis /Steff, Marice H. 10 Bee
11 41 BEL MATTON, Capt. H. /Chamart, A (chama) 14 Aerostar I
12 22 ITA PIRAZZOLI, Lt.A. /Pisani, Lt. A. 8 Ciampino III
13 21 ITA TOMBEZI, Pricolo /Pomarici, Mjr.G. 13 Ciampino IV
14 19 ITA ILARI, Eraldo /Sivieri, Capt.G. 2 Aerostiro III
15 (N) FRA CORMIER, George /solo (D)   Anjou IV
  (N) USA BOETTNER,JackA. /Maxson,Herbert (N)   U.S.Army-III
  (N) FRA DOLLFUS, Charles /solo (N)   Lilliput

Bad WX on start, Le SOIS (Belgium) newspaper.

1927 (10 Sep.) Detroit, MI UNITED STATES #16 15 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 744 USA HILL, Edward J. /Schlosser, kt G. 11 Detroit
2 687 GER KAULEN, Hugo Sr. /Dahl, Alexander 14 Barman
3 684 USA ORMAN,WardT.van /lWIorton, George 5 Goodyear-IV
4 678 FRA BLANCHET, Georges /LeGallee, Geo.M. 7 Lafayette
5 645 SPA MALDONADO,Enrique /Molas-Garcia,B. 1 Hispania
6 60Q BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Soete, Pierre de 8 Belgica
7 575 GER EIMELTMACHER, Ferd. /Predeck, Rudolph 10 Munster
8 570 ITA LEONE, Domenico /Medori,H. Ugo 2 Dux
9 558 FRA BENAIME, Maurice /Veenstra, Alex. 12 Paris-Bruxles
10 529 USA KEPNER, William E. /Eareckson, Wil.O. 15 U.S.Army
11 528 BEL QUERSlN,Philippe /Theis,M. 13 Wallonie
12 500 ITA ILARI,Eraldo /Paonessa, G. 9  Rex
13 465 SWI MAAG,Ernst /Nageli, Ernie 6  Helvictia-A
14 450 ENG MEAGER, George F. /Booth, Ralph S. 3  Bee
15   50 GER HALBEN, R. /:Kaulen, Hugo Jr. 4  Brandenburg

Weatherman: C.Andrus.

1928 (30 Jun.) Detroit, MI   UNITED STATES #17  12 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Balloon Name
W 460 USA KEPNER, William E. /Eareckson, Wil.O. U.S.Army
2 459 GER KAULEN, Hugo Sr. /Kaulen, HugoJr. Barmen
3 447 FRA DOLLFIJS, Charles /Cormier, Georges Blanchard
4 416 FRA BLANCET, Georges /LeGallee, Geo.M. Lafayette
5 388 DEN RASMUSSEN, S.A.U. /Southworth, Tracy Denmark
6 385 GER EIMERMACER, Ferd. /Zech, Elder von WIunster
7 369 USA PALMER, Clarance A. /McKee, Frank M. Amer.Bus.Club
8 353 ARG BRADLEY, Eduardo /Elliff, H.H. Argentine
9 328 USA NAYLOR, William C. /Wherritt, Russel Detroit
10 297 BEL THONNARD, Joseph /Boel, Maurice Wallonie
11 295 GER BERTRAM, Otto /Frobel, Georg Brandenberg
12 251 SWI MAAG, Ernst L. /Mageli, Ernie Helvictia-B


1929 (28 Sep.) St. Louis, MO   UNITED STATES #18   9 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Balloon Name
W 341 USA ORMAN, Ward T. van /NIcCracken, Alan L. Goodyear-8
2 338 USA KEPNER,WilliamE. /Powell,CharlesS. IJ.S Arrny
3 304 USA SETTLE, Thomas /Bushnell, Wilfred U.S. Navy
4 226 BEL DEMUYTER,Ernest /Lecharlier, Franz Belgica
5 388 DEN SCHENSTROM, Georges /Rasmussen, S.A.U. Tivoli
6 200 FRA BLANCHET, Georges /Scholle,Howard A. Lafayette
7 171 GER KAULEN, Hugo Jr. /Ebener, Fritz Barman
8 169 GER LEIMKUGEL,Erich   /Frobel, Georg   StadtEssen
9 353 ARG BRADLEY, Eduardo(I) /Cadavel, Fran. (I) Argentino

Aviation Oct.1929, Judge A.HAWLEY, Starter: A.BOND, P.McCULLOUGH

1930 ( 1 Sep.) Cleveland, OH UNITED STATES #19 6 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Balloon Name
W 542 USA ORMAN, Ward T. van /McCracken, Alan L. Goodyear-8
2 447 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Coeckeiberg, L.H. Belgica
3 417 USA HILL7 Edward J. /Schlosser, Art. G. Detroit Times
4 347 USA BLAIR, Roland J. /Trotter, Frank A. Uncle Sam
5 342 GER KAULEN, Hugo Jr. /Goteze, Carl Deutschland
6 165 FRA BOITARD, Albert /tIerbe, Jean . P.Fisbach



1932 (25 Sep.) Basel,   SWITZERLAND #20 17 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Balloon Name
W 963 USA SETTLE, Thomas /Bushnell, WilEed U.S. Navy
2 542 USA ORMAN, Ward T.van /Blair, Roland J. Goodyear-8
3 769 FRA RAVAINE, Georges /deGrain,Rene PetitMousse
4 734 POL POMASKI, Wladyslaw /Janusz, Antoni Polonia
5 722 SPA NUNEZ, Rod. Antonio /Carrasco, Fran.G. 14 de April
6 667 POL HYNEK, Francy Z. /Burzynski, Zebrew. Gdynia
7 649 FRA MAlRQUANT,Marius /Renollaud/Bruckner L'Adventure
8 632 SWI vonBAERLE, Alex. /Dietschi, Eugen Basil
9 625 GER EIMERMACHER, Ferd. /llaulen, lIugo Jr. Stadtessen
10 612 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Coeckelberg, L.H. Belgica
11 563 SWI HUBER, Ernest /Lochinger, Joseph V.d'Beauclair
12 537 GER BERTRAM, Otto /Dahl, Alexander Barmen
13 499 SWI GEBEEt, WaloN. /Tilgenkamp, Ernst Zurich
14 498 FRA BLANCHET, Georges /Jaccard, Georges Lafayette
15 473 GER LEIMKUGEL, Erich /Schuetze, Rich. Deutschland
16 434 OUS EFFHOFEN, E.von /Mannsbarth, F. Brandenberg
(N)     GER DEKU, Erich /Opel, Fritz von  

r Schwitzen Luftfarht.

1933 ( 2 Sep.) Chicago, IL   UNITED STATES #21 8 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Balloon Name
W 846 POL HYNEk,FraneyZ EBurzynski,Zebrew Kosciusko
2 775 USA SETTLE, Thomas /Kendall, Charles H. U.S. Navy
3 492 USA ORMAN, Ward T.van /Trotter, Frank A. Goodyear-8
4 250 GER SCHUETZE,Riehard /Korner,Eric Deutschland
5 229 BEL QUERSIN,Philippe /Schelle,M. vander Belgica(?)
6 155 FRA RAVAINE, Georges /Blanchet, Georges Verdun
  (D) SWI TILGENKAMP, Ernst /Michel, Frederich V.d'Beauclair
  (D) GER OPEL, Fritz von /Deku, Erich (B)



1934 (23 Sep.) Warsaw,   POLAND #22   16 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Balloon Name
W 828 POL HWK, Francy Z. /Pomaski, Waldyslaw Kosciuszko
2 810 POL BURZYNSKI, Zebrew. /Zakrewski, Jan Warsawa
3 728 BEL DEMUYTER,Emest /Coeckelbergh,L.H. Belgica
4 707 POL JANUSZ, Antoni /Wawszczak, Ignacy Polonia
5 653 SWI GERBER, Walo N. /Tilgenkamp, Ernst Zurich-III
6 565 SWI vanBAERLE, Alex. /Dietschi,Eugen Basel
7 553 FE BOITARD, Albert /Dupont, Pierre France
8 544 GER GOETZE, Carl (Jr) /Burghard, Erich Deutchland
9 539 FRA DOLLFIJS, Charles /Jacquet, Pierre Mallet
10 532 ITA CAPUTO, M. /Pirazzoli, A. Dux
11 510 USA HINEMAN, George W. /Vanik, Milford Courier Express
12 509 USA KENDALL, Charles H. /Orville, Howard T. U.S. Navy
13 496 GER ZINNER, Walter /Deku, Erich Opel
14 472 GER KAULEN, Hugo Sr. /Probsting, Herbert Essen
15 435 BEL QUERSIN, Philippe /Schelle, M. vander Belgica
16 184 FRA PETER, /Hildebrandt, Albert Torun



1935 (23 Sep.) Warsaw,   POLAND #23   13 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 1025 POL BURZYNSKY, Zebrew. /Wysocki, Waldys. 13  Polonia-II
2 974 POL JANUSZ, Antoni /Wawszczak, Ignacy 11  Warszawa-II
3 728 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /HofEnans, Pierre 8  Belgica
4 853 GER GOETZE, Carl (Jr) /Lohmann, Werner 9  Erich Deku
5 812 POL HYNEK, Francy P. /Pomarski, Waldys. 7  Kosciuszko
6 632 NET tenBOSCH, Maurits /Tijen, Jacob. van 6  Torun
7 471 FRA DOLLFUS, Charles /Jacquet, Pierre 4  M.Mallet
8 454 FRA BOITARD, Albert /Cormier, Georges 10  Loraine
9 418 BEL QUERSIN, Philippe /Schelle, M. vander 1  Bruxelles
10 362 SWI TILGENKAMP, Ernst /NIichel, Friedrich 5  Zurich-II
11 354 GER BERTRAM, Otto /Prehm, Wilhelm 3 Hildebrandt
12 342 GER STUBER, Eugen /Schafer, Werner 12 Deutschland
13 332 USA TYLER, Raymond F. /Orville, Howard T.   U.S. Navy



1936 (23 Sep.) Warsaw,   POLAND #24 10 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Start Balloon Name
W 1066 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Hoffmans, Pierre 2 Belgica
2 953 POL JANUSZ, Antoni /Brenk, Stanislaw 10 L.O.O.P.
3 943 SWI TILGENKAMP,Ernst /Miqhel/tenBosch 4 Zurich-lII
4 928 GER GOETZE, Carl(Jr) /Lohmann,Werner 7 I)eutschland
5 903 POL HYNEK,Francy P. /Janik,Franciszek 5 Warszawa-II
6 887 POL BURZYNSKI, Zebrew /Ponaski,Wladyslaw 8 Polonia-II
7 710 GER BERTRAM, Otto /Schubert, Fredrich 3 Sacheen
8 696 FRA DOLLFIJS, Charles /Jacquet,Pierre 1 M.Mallet
9 569 GER FRANK, Ernst /Bauderer, Johann 9 Augsburg
10 418 BEL QUERSIN, Philippe /Schelle, M. vander 6 Bruxelles


1937 (26 Jun.) Brussels BELGIUM #25 12 entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Balloon Name
W 867 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /HoHinans, Pierre Belgica
2 848 POL JANUSZ, Antoni /Kakrzewski, Jan Warszawa
3 541 SWI TILGENKAMP,Ernst /tenBosch,Maurits Zurich-III
4 526 FRA DOLLFUS, Charles /Jacquet, Pierre Sports .
5 527 POL HYNEK, Francy Z. /Janik, Franciszek Warszawa
6 518 GER GOETZE, Carl (Jr) /Lohmann, Werner Hildebrandt
7 513 GER SCHAFFER, Werner /Hammerstein, G.vd. Sachsen
8 512 POL BURZYNSKI, Zebrew. /Koblanski, Waclaw L.O O.P.
9 476 BEL QUERSIN, Philippe /Schelle, M. vander Bruxelles
10 450 GER SCHUETZE, Richard /Becker, Theodore Chemnitz
11 371 FRA CROMBEZ, Albert /Sauvegrain, Coez Mallet
12 368 BEL THONNARD, Joseph /Dubreucqu, Jacques S-11


1938  (11 Sep.)Luttich   BELGIUM   #26 9entries
Pos. Dist. Nat. Pilot in Command Aide Balloon Name
W 1051 POL JANUSZ, Antoni /Janik, Franciszek L.O.O.P.
2 909 BEL THONNARD, Joseph /Schueren,vander S-II
3 897 POL KRZYSZKOWSKI, /Lancucki, Warszawa
4 874 FRA DOLLFUS, Charles /Jacquet,/Coez Mallet
5 851 POL KOBLANSKI, Waclaw /Jariik, Franciszek Polonia II
6 830 BEL DEMUYTER, Ernest /Hoffinans, Pierre Belgica
7 638 BEL QUERSIN, Philippe /Schelle, M.vander Wallonie
8 562 FRA CROMBEZ, Albert /Sauvegrain, Coez Flandre
9 523 SWI TILGENKAMP,Ernst /tenBosch,Maurits Zurich-III

NOTES: (I)=Injured; (K)--Killed; (B)=Balloon destroyed during event, (D)=Disqualified; (W)=Water landing; (N)=Non Competitor; (?)=Questionable data; (E)=Entries; (S)=Start; (R)=Results.


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