[balloon-makers] 21K

Bill Whelan bwhelan at sprint.ca
Mon Oct 28 08:37:42 CST 2002


I was also in the air when it came down......
it just smoked and it had a big hole.....


wild bill EH!!!


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Baggett" <tim at oasis.com>
To: <balloon-makers at mu.org>
Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 10:41 AM
Subject: Re: [balloon-makers] 21K


>
> > MOST IMPORTATANT... You will need to check the burner flame for
> length......
> > as well as the heat Plume....... you can melt the top out of a small
> balloon
> > with one quick blast... I have seen it done....
>
>
> I think I saw the same thing that you did Bill, except we saw it from the
> top while on a tether. Yeah, certainly the burners either need to be
detuned
> or the envelope made taller. One never knows when they might get into a
> panic on a flight and burn too hard to climb out of a bad situation. This
is
> where Brian's envelope shape (sphere on cone) has a definite advantage
over
> the Smalley shape.
>
> Tim
>
>
>
>
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