First Flight 1793 and the Finest

Before the Wright brother’s experiments with gliders and successful machine-powered airplane flight in 1903, President George Washington witnessed the first flight in the United States.

Before the Wright brother’s experiments with gliders and successful machine-powered airplane flight in 1903, President George Washington witnessed the…
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As the seat of Government, virtually the entire Washington Administration, Congress, and the Judiciary were in Philadelphia the day of Blanchard's 45th…
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After staging a few more balloon flights with animal passengers, Blanchard returned to Europe in May of 1797
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The story of the First Flight is worthy of a non-fiction motion picture. Blanchard’s inventive life in France leading up to his 45th flight and return…
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“First and Finest” ballooning operations honor of George Washington, General Moylan, and Blanchard.
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Celebrating the First Air Voyage in America
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