|Article from the Kettering Leader
Despite the wonders of jet-planes, rocket missiles and man-made satellites, an old-fashioned balloon caused a big sensation when it landed at Burton Latimer on Saturday.
In our picture (right) taken by Mr.
The scene, allowing for a change of fashions, was almost the same as in 1907, when the last balloon with a crew of more than one visited the district. It hovered over the town of
After it landed “the aeronauts, one lady and three gentlemen, alighted and proceeded to the Railway Hotel, Oundle, for tea. They left by the evening train for
Two years ago a large Air Ministry balloon landed at Irchester, carrying instruments and a crew of one. All he would say was “My name is