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Santos-Dumont No.2 America
 

 SantosDu-2-01

 

The second balloon of Alberto Santos-Dumont, "America," had 500 cu.m of capacity and gave Santos Dumont the Aero Club of Paris' award for the study of atmospheric currents. Twelve balloons participated in this competition but "America" reached a greater altitude and remained in the air for 22 hours.
 
 
 
 


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