Who's Who in Ballooning, by Robert Recks


INDEX to appendices

INDEX 1:

APPENDIX 1-A:    PIONEER AERONAUTS by Monck Mason, 1783-1838

APPENDIX 1-B:    CHRONOLOGY of BALLOON-RELATED FATALITIES - 1783-2004

APPENDIX 1-C:    Chronology of IMPORTANT FIRSTS IN BALLOONING

APPENDIX 1-D:    Chronology of ABSOLUTE BALLOON RECORDS

APPENDIX 1-E:    Chronology of DIRIGIBLE-BALLOON ATTEMPTS 1783-1900 1783-1838

APPENDIX 1-F:    Chronology of FIRST BALLOON FLIGHTS in country, by date

APPENDIX 1-G:    Chronology of MEXICAN BALLOON ACTIVITY

APPENDIX 1-H:    Chronology of Important BALLOON INVENTIONS, 1705-1960

APPENDIX 1-I:     Chronology of bona fide TRANSATLANTIC BALLOON ATTEMPTS, 1835-1992

APPENDIX 1-J:    MILITARY BALLOON CAMPAIGNS, 1794-1974

APPENDIX 1-K:    Summary of AERONAUTS CROSSING THE ALPS, 1794-1939

APPENDIX 1-L:    Summary of AMERICAN SMOKE BALLOONISTS, 18501986

APPENDIX 1-M:    Summary of AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AERONAUTS, 1861--1864

APPENDIX 1-N:    Summary of FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR PILOTS, 1870-1871

APPENDIX 1-O:    Summary of FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR PASSENGERS, 18701871

APPENDIX 1-P:     Comparisons of early LARGE BALLOON SIZES, 17831900

APPENDIX 1-Q:    Summary of EUROPEAN SMOKE BALLOONISTS, 18001940

APPENDIX 1-R:    Prominent Members of the American Civil War BALLOON CORPS

APPENDIX 1-S:    Summary of Pre-1900 EARLY AMERICAN BALLOONISTS

APPENDIX 1-T:    Chronology of Misc. Other EPIC BALLOON FLIGHTS, 1783 - 1899

APPENDIX 1-U:    PORTRAITS OF CONTEMPORY AERONAUTS, L'Aerophile Magazine 1893-1911

APPENDIX 1-V:    Chronology of AERONAUTS IN WEDDINGS Performed Aloft, 1865-1970

APPENDIX 1-W:    Chronology of SOUTH AMERICAN BALLOON ACTIVITY, 1784--1970

INDEX 2:

APPENDIX 2-AA:    FAI-WORLD AA-CLASS RECORD HOLDER ALTITUDE SUMMARY, GAS-BALLOONS 1927-1986

APPENDIX 2-AB:    FAI-WORLD AA-CLASS RECORD HOLDER DISTANCE SUMMARY, GAS BALLOONS 1927-1991

APPENDIX 2-AC:    FAI-WORLD AA-CLASS RECORD HOLDER DURATION SUMMARY, GAS-BALLOONS 1927-1987

APPENDIX 2-AD:    THE FEDERATION AERONAUTIQUE INTERNATIONALE (FAI) Organization

APPENDIX 2-AE:    The AERO CLUB OF AMERICA (ACA) Organization

APPENDIX 2-AF:    Prominent U.S. AERO-CLUB BALLOONISTS, 1908-1914

APPENDIX 2-AG:    Prominent EUROPEAN SPORT BALLOONISTS, 1900-1914

APPENDIX 2-AH:    Summary of Gordon Bennett Balloon Race PILOTS & AIDES, 1906-1938

APPENDIX 2-AI:    Summary of U.S.NATIONAL Balloon Race PILOTS & AIDES, 1909-1939

APPENDIX 2-AJ:    Chronology of U.S. NATIONAL BALLOON Race Awards, 1907-1936

APPENDIX 2-AK:    Summary of WW-1 French Military BALLOONING FATALITIES, 1915-1918

APPENDIX 2-AL:    Summary of WW-I MISCELLANEOUS MILITARY BALLOONISTS of Distinction ADT

APPENDIX 2-AM:    Summary of WW-1 AMERICAN MILITARY BALLOONISTS of Distinction, 1917-1919

APPENDIX 2-AN:    Summary of U.S. ARMY, FREE BALLOON Instructors, 1914-1940

APPENDIX 2-AO:    Summary of U.S. NAVY, FREE BALLOON Instructors, 1914-1954

APPENDIX 2-AP:    Chronology of STRATOSPHERIC BALLOON FLIGHTS, 1927-1983

APPENDIX 2-AQ:    Summary of PROMINENT RUSSIAN BALLOONISTS, 1930-1950

APPENDIX 2-AR:    Alphabetical Listing of Aero Club of America LICENSED BALLOON PILOTS

APPENDIX 2-AS:    Summary of FAI Licensed BRITISH BALLOON PILOTS, 1907 1919

APPENDIX 2-AT:    Summary of FAI-Licensed FRENCH BALLOON PILOTS, 1908-1913

APPENDIX 2-AU:    Summary of FAI Licensed GERMAN BALLOON PILOTS, 1905-1914

APPENDIX 2-AV:    Summary of FAI-LICENSED BALLOON PILOTS of small countries, 1908-1913

APPENDIX 2-AW:    Summary of U.S.ARMY BALLOON CORPS Officers, WW-I (1917-19) Front Line

APPENDIX 2-AX:    Summary of GORDON BENNETT BALLOON RACE Statistical Data, 1906-1987

APPENDIX 2-AY:    Statistical Summary of U.S. NATIONAL GAS BALLOON Races

APPENDIX 2-AZ:    Chronology of MISCELLANEOUS EPIC BALLOON Flights, 1900-1940

INDEX 3:

APPENDIX 3-BA:    HOLDER SUMMARY: FAI AX-CLASS RECORDS, HOT-AIR: ALTITUDE

APPENDIX 3-BB:    FAI AX-CLASS RECORDS HOLDER SUMMARY, HOT-AIR: DISTANCE

APPENDIX 3-BC:    HOLDER SUMMARY, FAI AX-CLASS RECORDS - HOT-AIR: DURATION

APPENDIX 3-BD:    The BALLOON CLUB OF AMERICA (BCA) Organization

APPENDIX 3-BE:    Summary of ACTIVE WORLD GAS BALLOON PILOTS, 1940-1970

APPENDIX 3-BF:    Summary of FAI MONTGOLFIER AWARD

APPENDIX 3-BG:    Summary of SHIELDS-TRAUGER Awards, 1970-2000

APPENDIX 3-BH:    Participants in AMERICAN THERMAL-Balloon Races, 1960-1970

APPENDIX 3-BI:    Summary of Licensed & Active AMERICAN THERMAL BALLOON PILOTS, 1960-1970

APPENDIX 3-BJ:    MODERN Gordon Bennett Balloon Race PILOT STANDING

APPENDIX 3-BK:    Summary of U.S.NATIONAL THERMAL BALLOON CHAMPIONSHIPS Pilot Standing 1970-98

APPENDIX 3-BL:    Chronology of OTHER EPIC and HISTORIC BALLOON FLIGHTS, 1968-1986

APPENDIX 3-BM:    Summary of Balloon Pilots CROSSING the ALPS AFTER 1940

APPENDIX 3-BN:    Summary of Participants in the MODERN GORDON BENNETT BALLOON RACES

APPENDIX 3-BO:    Participant Summary of the WORLD THERMAL BALLOON CHAMPIONSHIPS

APPENDIX 3-BP:    WORLD GAS-BALLOON CHAMPIONSHIP Post-1980 Participant Summary

APPENDIX 3-BQ:    Summary of MODERN BALLOON RACE Trophy winners, 1979-1987

APPENDIX 3-BR:    Summary of FAA Designated BALLOON ADMINISTRATORS, 1960-1983

APPENDIX 3-BS:    Historic Names in OVERT/COVERT BALLOON PROJECTS, 1945-1975

APPENDIX 3-BT:    Summary of Thermal BALLOON DESIGN INOVATORS 1783-1986

APPENDIX 3-BU:    Summary of BFA Rated MASTER BALLOON INSTRUCTORS

APPENDIX 3-BV:    FAI-SPECIAL CLASS RECORDS RULES SUMMARY

APPENDIX 3-BW:    Summary of FIA-CIA BALLOONING COMMISSION Delegates, 1973-1983

APPENDIX 3-BX:    Summary of BFA-PILOT ACHIEVEMENT Award Holders, 1980-19??

APPENDIX 3-BY:    Summary of U.S. NATIONAL GAS-BALLOON PARTICIPANTS (Partial)

APPENDIX 3-BZ:    Summary of REQUESTED BIO-DATA for the 1993 Edition


INDEX 4:

APPENDIX 4-CA:    THE LIGHTER-THAN-AIR-SOCIETY (LTAS) Organization

APPENDIX 4-CB:    THE NATIONAL LIGHTER THAN AIR SOCIETY (NLTAS) Organization

APPENDIX 4-CC:    Alphabetical & Numerical Summary of PRE WW-1 Balloonists, 1908-1917

APPENDIX 4-CD:    GOODYEAR AIRSHIP PILOTS with ACA-FAI Balloon Licenses

APPENDIX 4-CE:    Summary of CANADIAN BALLOON Activity, Pre-1903

APPENDIX 4-CF:    KENYAN BALLOON HISTORY, 1906-1986

APPENDIX 4-CG:    HISTORICAL WOMEN AERONAUTS, 1783-1983

APPENDIX 4-CH:    Coupe GORDON BENNETT BALLOON RACE Participants, 1906-1939

APPENDIX 4-CIa:    MODERN BRITISH AERONAUT LICENSES (Partial, due to data loss)

APPENDIX 4-CIb:    BRITISH CAA BALLOON LICENSES by number

APPENDIX 4-CJ:    SWISS AERONAUT REGISTER, 1904-1985

APPENDIX 4-CK:    ENGLISH CHANNEL BALLOON CROSSINGS, 1784-1984

APPENDIX 4-CL:    FIRST BALLOON FLIGHTS by country and date

APPENDIX 4-CM:    US NATIONAL BALLOON RACES, 1909 - 1936

APPENDIX 4-CN:    ARGENTINE AERONAUT REGISTER, 1907-1916

APPENDIX 4-CO:    AIRSHIP CRASH STATISTICS

APPENDIX 4-CP:    OUTSTANDING AMERICAN OFFICERS of the WW-I BALLOON SERV1CE, 1917-18

APPENDIX 4-CR:    CHRONOLOGY OF ITALIAN BALLOON ACTIVITY, 1783-1900

APPENDIX 4-CS:    PARACHUTING WW-I BALLOON OBSERVERS, 1917-1918 (Blank - data lost)

APPENDIX 4-CT:    COUPE GORDON BENNETT BALLOON RACE STANDING, 1983-97

APPENDIX 4-CU:    MISSOURI AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY Balloon Club

APPENDIX 4-CV:    EUROPEAN BALLOON SPORTING EVENTS, PRE-1910

APPENDIX 4-CW:    EUROPEAN MILITARY BALLOON OFFICERS, 1990-10

APPENDIX 4-CX:    BRITISH KITE BALLOON OFFICERS (as of 1 April 1918)



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