[balloon-makers] How much ballast? (Phil,Tim and other Gassie s)

Arnaud Deramecourt Arnaud.Deramecourt at polytechnique.org
Thu Jun 21 00:59:34 CDT 2001

I have found in an old french book (1909) "instruction pratique sur la
manoeuvre et l'emploi des ballons captifs militaires" a (perhaps) useful
for the calculation of the ballast to keep to land.

I put a copy of this informations on

It is given for a 500 or 540 cu.m hydrogen balloon.

Best regards,

Arnaud Deramecourt, Toulouse, France

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