Copper fuel-line with ‘elbow bend’, from hot-air balloon ‘Daffodil II’ cabin: 1974 world altitude record holder
Copper fuel-line with ‘elbow bend’ and pipe connector at each end, unsigned, Europe, 1970-1973. From high altitude, pressurized hot-air balloon ‘Daffodil II’ cabin: with the overall design specification by Julian Nott, England; cabin shell structure designed by Roger Munk at Aerospace Developments, London, England, and Tony Offredi, England; and constructed by Maidboats Limited, Thames Ditton, Surrey, England, 1973. On 25th February 1974, Julian Nott and Felix Pole used ‘Daffodil II’, to break the world hot-air balloon altitude record. They reached a height of 13,961 metres near Lake Bhopal, central India.
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