Podcast: Long Jump Challenge for Balloon Pilots

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File Size 5.7 MB / Running Time 6:16

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Every winter since 1990, balloon pilots across the U.S. have competed in the Long Jump Challenge, a competition to see who can fly farthest on a standard 40-gallon supply of fuel. Mark Caviezel, manager of the competition for the Balloon Federation of America, talks with AVweb's Mary Grady about the event.

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