balloonist balloonist  /bə ˈlu nɪst/


  • (n) someone who flies a balloon


  1. This was Jean Piccard, stratosphere balloonist, twin brother of Balloonist Auguste Piccard.
  2. Jean Felix Piccard, 79, bushy-haired cosmic ray scientist and pioneer high-altitude balloonist, whose 1934 ascent to 57,579 ft.
  3. Fast Forward takes off with Swiss balloonist Bertrand Piccard.


  • The RC Morning Report for June 21

    It’s the first day of summer, and balloonist Whit Landvater was drifting over Gardnerville this morning. There’s not a breath of wind so far today, and it’s warmer by at least 5 degrees than it was on the last day of spring.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Record-Courier

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