Drakballong Ae (Tethered kite balloon of Caquot type)

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The Cauquot balloon was named after its designer, the French Army Captain, Albert Caquot. This type was an improvement of the older Parseval-Sigsfeld ”Drachenballon”.
The Swedish balloon was purchased in 1921 and used by the Army's Balloon Company at Frösunda. Although of its French design, it was manufactured in Germany. Volume about 800 m3.





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