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Prominent Russian Adventurer Seeks to Break Two Hot Air Balloon Flight Records in 2017

Source: TASS Russian News Agency – tass.com Russia’s world-renowned adventurer, Fyodor Konyukhov, plans to break two records in 2017: the hot air balloon flight duration record and the hot air balloon flight altitude record.

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Fyodor Konyukhov to Circle Earth in Balloon in New Record Attempt

Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines – rbth.com By Oleg Krasnov Russian traveler announces attempt to break time set by Steve Fossett in 2002.

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Balloon pilots take aim at long-distance flight record

Source: CTV News – ctvnews.ca By Susan Montoya Bryan An international team led by two veteran pilots has set its sights on breaking a pair of major ballooning records when it launches its helium-filled balloon from Japan in early 2015.

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