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Hot air balloons were the first flying machines and they have interesting history. They were toys at first, used for signalization and for celebrations, but in time grew in size and allowed us to fly around the world.
Have you ever asked your self - how are balloons made? How they got the shape they have? Where are they come from? Here you can read about materials used for making different kinds of balloons.
We use balloons for a very long time now and they were our first method of flying as well as toys and tools in research and breaking records. Here’s a timeline of balloon history.
Hot air balloons were the first to carry humans into air but in time became unpopular because of the open flame which, at that time could not be controlled. In 1950s problem was solved and today they are very popular as a method of recreation. Read here how hot air balloons made?