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    The hot air balloon is the most successful and oldest transport to hold humans in the flight industry. Hot air balloon drift with the direction of the wind and not propelled. Hot air is stored under the hot air balloon in a bag called the “envelope”. Below the envelope is a gondola or wicker basket. The heated air inside the envelope makes it buoyant since it has a lower density than the relatively cold air outside the envelope. All hot air balloons cannot fly beyond the atmosphere. Modern hot air balloons, with an onboard heat source, were developed by Ed Yost, beginning during the 1950s, his work resulted in his first successful flight, on October 22, 1960. The first modern hot air balloon to be made in the United Kingdom was the Bristol Belle, built in 1967. A hot air balloon for manned flight uses a single-layered, fabric gas bag, with an opening at the bottom called the mouth or throat. Attached to the envelope is a basket, or gondola, for carrying the passengers. Mounted above the basket and centered in the mouth is the burner, which injects a flame into the envelope, heating the air at the same time. The heater or burner is fueled by propane, a…

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    Hot Air Balloon Analysis

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    At one point, Guy walks towards the balloon and lets go of his families hands. By letting go of their hands as he approached the balloon, Guy seems to leave them behind. Even his wife notices that “Guy was lost to her” as he approached the balloon (230). It is possible that Guy subconsciously knows he cannot take them to death, so he is letting go of them. As he stands separated from the balloon by a chain link fence, Guy pulls out a pocket knife and “sharpen[s] the edges on the metal surface of…

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    Hot Air Balloon Essay

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    JANUARY 2015 THE HISTORY OF HOT AIR BALLOONS Hot air balloons date back to Zhuge Liang of the Shu Han kingdom (220-280AD) in China. These were used for signaling in the military and are known as Kongming lanterns. Albert’s Magnus who was a German philosopher also contributed with his theory of relative weights. In the 1500s Giovanni de Fontana made a object from cloth and rings of wood. His theory was if a burning brand that made lots of smoke was placed under the pyramid, the air would become…

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    in his hot air balloon, looking for his lost toy. The children are asked to pay attention to a video and as long as everyone is paying attention and behaving they all get a reward at the end. The animation is roughly 10 minutes long. The goal is that the children will be asked to remember major key details about the video in a neutral setting 3 days after watching the animation and short interview after. The parent and stranger will both ask the same questions and follow the same script. A…

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    Fire Rising Symbolism

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    The first being hot air balloon. Being a symbol of financial wealth and even a form of superiority. Especially when Assad floats over the shantytowns showing what possibly could be if someone had a chance to escape abject poverty in an impoverished nation. However, to Guy, it is also a form of freedom, optimism, and literal escapism. As Guy, Lili and little Guy are walking through the field they approached the hot air balloon. Guy eventually let’s go of Lili and little Guy hands’. It is at this…

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    She uses the example of the herpetologist to show what she means. A normal person who is not a specialist would look into the ravine and not see any snakes, but the herpetologist, as a specialist, would be able to find many. When I was up in the air, I would say I was trying my best to be a specialist when it came to sight, because I wanted to notice every detail I could on that sunny day. I 'm not a specialist when it comes to noticing details, but I tried to catch everything from the birds…

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    Hot air balloons set the Precedent for Information Collection. Understanding a need for intelligence on the Confederate Army’s strength and disposition President Abraham Lincoln commissioned Thaddeus Lowe to use hot air balloons for surveillance. In 1861, Lowe created the Balloon Corps to provide aerial surveillance of Confederate troops for the Union Army (Gould, 2016). The Balloon Corps flew thousands of surveillance missions in support of the Union Amy until its dismantling in 1863. The…

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    McEwan designs the accident as a ‘frame-story’, therefore creating a foundation for the remainder of the plot to stem from. Joe begins his recount of the hot air balloon accident by stating that the events were ‘simple to mark’. This description of events seems to undermine the situation, therefore decreasing its overall importance. As the rest of the plot progresses, it becomes clear to the reader that Joe is ‘holding back, delaying the information’, implying that he is purposefully…

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    Staining Stained Glass

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    may seem more attractive since they involve more pieces, but they require much more time and involvement in the piece. My cartoon of hot air balloons was a more complex design with multiple little pieces. Although I thought I could handle more pieces in the beginning, towards the end of my window it was evident that each smaller piece made every time more time consuming and slowed my progress in comparison to my classmates. Next, from selecting a cartoon, I taped and nailed the cartoon to the…

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    Brand Assessment

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    Their red, white, and blue RE/MAX hot air balloon is noted as being “one of the most recognized real estate logos” (Gmerek, 2013). The hot air balloon idea was first used by a RE/MAX regional franchise owner during the Albuquerque international balloon festival, and was featured shortly after in a television advertising campaign for RE/MAX. The slogan associated with the balloon is “Above The Crowd®” (Gmerek, 2013). The RE/MAX hot air balloon became such an integral part of the RE/MAX brand that…

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