Flying Camp (15 - 17 Apr 11) - Hot Air Ballooning Lecture - CUO Putland

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Flying Camp (15 - 17 Apr 11) - Hot Air Ballooning Lecture - CUO Putland

  1. 1. A Short History and Explanation of Hot Air Ballooning By CUO Griffin Putland
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>At the end of this lesson the student will: </li></ul><ul><li>Know the key points in the early history of Hot Air Ballooning; </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to identify the basic parts of a Hot Air Balloon; and </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to state the basic principles involved in the flight of a hot air balloon. </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>The first Hot Air Balloon was made from paper & silk in France by the Montgolfier Brothers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>The first Hot Air Balloon was made from paper & silk in France by the Montgolfier Brothers. </li></ul>
  5. 5. History <ul><li>The first Hot Air Balloon was made from paper & silk in France by the Montgolfier Brothers. </li></ul><ul><li>Originally it was thought that smoke caused the lift which made the balloons float. </li></ul>
  6. 6. History <ul><li>The first Hot Air Balloon was made from paper & silk in France by the Montgolfier Brothers. </li></ul><ul><li>Originally it was thought that smoke caused the lift which made the balloons float. </li></ul>
  7. 7. History <ul><li>The first Hot Air Balloon was made from paper & silk in France by the Montgolfier Brothers. </li></ul><ul><li>Originally it was thought that smoke caused the lift which made the balloons float. </li></ul><ul><li>The first manned flight was on 21 Nov 1783. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Components
  9. 9. A Closer Look At The Basket
  10. 10. How It Works <ul><li>There is a simple idea behind the flight of a hot air balloon: </li></ul><ul><li>Remember: hot air rises. </li></ul><ul><li>The air in the envelope is heated by the burner. </li></ul><ul><li>The temperature difference between the inside and the outside of the balloon causes it to float. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Questions
  12. 13. Questions <ul><li>Review questions. </li></ul><ul><li>What was the Montgolfiers’ Balloon made from? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the largest part of the Hot Air Balloon called? </li></ul><ul><li>Name the equipment that is typically carried inside the basket. </li></ul><ul><li>Describe briefly how a hot air balloon flies. </li></ul>

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