Waiting for Miss Champagne

Kimball, M.
February 1989
Yankee;Feb89, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p122
Discusses the flight of Miss Champagne, the biggest hot-air balloon ever, which lifted off from Sebago Lake, Me. last February, setting a world record by holding 61 people in its gondola.


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