Special – 1978 – The Flight of Double Eagle II – A TransAtlantic Hot Air Balloon Adventure

DOG COMMENTARY:     Double Eagle II was piloted by Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson, and Larry Newman….as it became the first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean….when it landed August 17, 1978 in Miserey (near Paris)  137 hours 6 minutes after leaving Presque Isle, Maine….for it could have been regarded as a successful crossing at the point that the Double Eagle II crossed the Irish coast on the evening of August 16th….as an event…

Special – 1978 Flight Of Double Eagle II – 1st Trans-Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Crossing

DOG COMMENTARY: Sone of the more enjoyable surprises about unveiling and posting Bone Daddy’s 2300 hour vintage sports, comedy and music library are the many “special historic program events” that he recorded back in the day…..and one of my favorite pieces is evidenced in this video about the flight of Double Eagle II…..which was the…