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Name: Sardinia

Type: Sussex Free Balloon (Gas)

First flown: Never flown

Notes: Built from thin silver foil, the envelope was last seen at the 1988 BBM&L Inflation Day. Due to its construction, it is very fragile and tears easily. Donated to the BBM&L.

Credit: Richard Hands/BBM&L

History

7 August 1968

F.A. Hawkins, t/a University of Sussex Ballooning Society

1 July 1970

(approx date) Construction abandoned

29 February 1984

Cancelled as withdrawn from use

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