QUERSIN, Philippe BELGIUM (1900?1970) (GB)
See APPENDIX-AH/AV/CH. Sport balloonist 1920-70 era.
h: Montgolfier Diploma-1961.l: 1923, Placed 3rd (as aide to VEENSTRA) in G-Bennett B-Race; 1924, Placed last (as aide to VEENSTRA) in G-Bennett B-Race; 1925, Placed FIRST (as aide to VEENSTRA) in G-Bennett B-Race; 1926, Placed 4th (as aide to VEENSTRA) in G-Bennett B-Race; 1927, Placed 11th (w/Thesis) in G-Bennett B-Race; Aide (w/vonSCHELLE) in G-Bennett B-Races of 1933,34,35,3637,38.
QUERVAIN, Alex. de SWITZERLAND #+13 (1879-1927) (GB)
See APPENDIX-AH/AV/CH. Military and Sport balloonist 1900-25.
b: 1879 Uebischu.
d: 1927 (age 48).
s: Officer in the Swiss Army Aerostiers, Section Commander; Assistant Commandant of Balloon Corps. f: FAI-SAC B-License #13 issued 13 Nov.1907.
l: Aide (to R.MULLER) in the 1922 G-Bennett B-Race.
m: Oberrheinischen Balloon Club.
QUINLAN, Mark USA (1860?1920) (GB)
See APPENDIX-S. Sport balloonist.
f: Protégé of Mabel HARRINGTON & C.RITCHEL.
l: Weighed 96 pounds in 1878 era; Made many free flights in a pedal powered dirigible owned by Chs.RITCHEL, 1878-9 era. (see P.CAMPBELL). ***Epic flight 12 Jun.1878. Made the FIRST successful free flight of a pedal-powered dirigible. NOTE: Flight was made indoors. ***Epic flight 13 Jun.1878. Ascended in dirigible during a gale. Flight ended 5-miles downwind.
QUINN, John Joseph USA #-259 (1890-1950) (GB)
See APPENDIX-AR. Military balloonist.
b: 11 Jul.1890 Cheboygan, WI.
d: 8 Apr.1950 San Francisco, CA.
e: University of Michigan; Loyola University, LLB-1930.
s: Officer in the U.S.NAVY 1917-21; Naval Aviator.
f: Balloon & Airship training at Akron & NAS-Rockaway (NY); FAI-ACA B-License #259 issued 19 Dec.1917.
r: Contact Profiles.
QUISSENBERRY, George E. USA #-242 (1891-1956) (GB)
See APPENDIX-AR/AW. Military balloonist.
b: 30 Aug.1891 Sedalia, MO.
d: 22 Nov.1956 Port Washington, NY.
e: University of Missouri, 1915.
p: Reporter for the Philadelphia Class Journal; McGraw-Hill In'tl Corp (FM), Vice President/Export Manager.
s: Officer in the U.S.Army B-Corps 1917-20, Served in England and France.
f: Place and extent of B-Training unknown; FAI-ACA B-License #242 issued 12 Dec.1917.
l: Editor of "American Automobile" magazine.
m: National Federation of Foreign Trade, Director; Overseas Automobile Club, Secretary 25 years.
r: NT-23 Nov.1956p27:4 (T).
QUOLIKA, Emmanuel AUSTRIA (1880?1940) (GB/KB)
See APPENDIX-AV. Military balloonist.
s: Officer in the Austrian Army Aerostiers.
f: B-Instructor at the Imperial Aero Academy at Vienna.
l: Made many daring free flights in his career.
r: N.Y.Herald 13 Feb.1907.