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A fire balloon (風船爆弾, fūsen bakudan?, lit. "balloon bomb"), or ...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
A fire balloon (風船爆弾, fūsen bakudan?, lit. "balloon bomb"), or Fu-Go (ふ号[兵器], fugō [heiki]?, lit. "Code Fu [Weapon]"), was a weapon launched by Japan during World War II. A hydrogen balloon with a load varying from a 15 kg (33 lb) antipersonnel bomb to one 12-kilogram (26 lb) incendiary bomb and four 5 kg (11 lb) incendiary devices attached, it was designed as a cheap weapon intended to make use of the jet stream over the Pacific Ocean and drop bombs on American and Ca
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Fire on tracks, stray balloon cause major BART delays

San Francisco Examiner - 20 Mar 2018
BART officials said that a fire on the tracks in the vicinity of the 24th St. Mission Station in San Francisco and a mylar balloon that touched a rail at Civic Center Station caused major delays Tuesday morning. BART officials first reported a delay as ...
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Pilot of crashed air baloon in Luxor released on bail - Egypt ...

Egypt Independent - 21 Mar 2018
Luxor public prosecutors released on Wednesday the pilot of the hot air balloon that crashed in January in Luxor along with three officials of the company owning the balloon on a LE5,000 bail. The balloon had crashed while preparing for landing near ...
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Chickens go wild at Fitzgerald festival

Tifton Gazette - 21 Mar 2018
It was the many local organizations and groups, like the arts council, that coordinated events around the festival. There were three school reunions, the Chamber of Commerce hosted a Chicken Crowing Contest and new acts brought in more attendants. One ...
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Daredevil Thrills Spectators, Parachutes from Hot Air Balloon

Jefferson Public Radio - 21 Feb 2018
During its 1900 July Fourth celebrations, Medford featured a hot air balloon daredevil, Professor Chris Nelson. For a fee of $125, Nelson said he would ride a trapeze attached to the balloon to an elevation of 5,000 feet, jump from the balloon and ...
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Colourful display of hot air balloons in Penang

Malay Mail - 03 Mar 2018
The uniquely-shaped balloons, including 10 colourful ones, were brought in from United States, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, Brazil, Thailand, India, Taiwan and Spain for the annual event. A view of the many colourful balloons at the festival ...
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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Wednesday, March 21

MyCentralJersey.com - 21 Mar 2018
With 100 hot air balloons hanging in the air, attendees at the 36th annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in association with PNC Bank will be “Hanging by a Moment” as Lifehouse, an alternative rock band, headlines the festival's live ...
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For inaugural Sarasota Balloon Festival, it's no glow

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - 11 Mar 2018
LAKEWOOD RANCH — There are two things you need to know about hot air balloons. The first is that everyone loves them. The second, and this is most important, wind and weather determine whether they can or cannot fly. That means if it rains — like it ...
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Miserable BART commute morning, two San Francisco stations closed

East Bay Times - 20 Mar 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Smoky debris made it a miserable morning for BART commuters Tuesday, as the agency suspended service at two city stations. Fire and debris on the tracks caused officials to shut down the 24th Street Mission and Civic Center stations at ...
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Why Was the Discovery of the Jet Stream Mostly Ignored?

Air & Space Magazine - 21 Mar 2018
When balloon bombs started landing on North America, the idea that they'd been launched from Japan was inconceivable; how could they travel that far? They must have been launched from Japanese submarines near the U.S. west coast, reasoned U.S. Navy ...
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Baldwin Park residents witness Orlando Balloon Glow event

West Orange Times & Windermere Observer - 05 Mar 2018
This story was a collaboration between Associate Editor Tim Freed, Associate Editor Troy Herring and Black Tie Reporter Harry Sayer. There's something alluring about the feeling of flight. The sensation of being carried away by the wind and almost ...
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Balloon Aloft Canberra to launch breakfast in a balloon this year

The Sydney Morning Herald - 08 Mar 2018
In an Australian first, you will soon be able to have breakfast aboard a hot air balloon in the skies over Canberra. Alex Larcombe and Jonathan Stratham, try the 'Breakfast in a Balloon' experience Australia's first ever breakfast in a hot air balloon ...
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News briefs for Wednesday: Propane heater causes Somers house fire

Kenosha News - 28 Feb 2018
Fire Chief Carson Wilkinson said the fire started just prior to 11:30 a.m.. “We were able to contain it to the room of origin,” Wilkinson said. The fire caused an estimated $10,000 in damage. Mutual response fire units were called to cover the station ...
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THIS I BELIEVE: Be a model of encouragement

Statesville Record & Landmark - 25 Feb 2018
When I was younger, we were driving home from a balloon flight. I serve as a ground crew member and help often. On this particular day, the pilot decided to take me on a ride. When we got done, we packed up the balloon in a yard and the whole ...
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A fiesta of excitement

The Star Online - 26 Feb 2018
There were 16 hot air balloons in the event being held for the fourth time in Penang over the weekend. The highlights were seven special shaped balloons and four tethered balloons offering thrilling rides. Penang Global Tourism chief executive officer ...

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