Tag Archives: Maurice Mallet

What A Balloon Ride Was Like In 1887

Some people are lucky enough to fly airplanes for living, and others get to do the same in blimps or hot-air balloons. Me? I just get to write about it, and know that I vicariously live through those of you … Continue reading

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French Zodiac Type – Wills’s Aviation #19

History Behind The Card: French Zodiac Type Card #19 of 50, W.D. & H.O. Wills, Aviation series 1910 Name: Maurice Mallet 1861 – 1926, (birthplace?), France Captain Paul Jovis (birth date and citizenship unknown) 18xx – 1891, France Joseph Spiess … Continue reading

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