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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.
History of human flight begins in 18th century with an invention of two brothers - a hot air balloon. These brothers, Montgolfier Brothers, proved that humans can fly - with a little help from science.