3rd Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race

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Colonel Shaek of Swiss Aero Club won, going 745 miles[1] (or 753 miles)?[2] Shaek set a duration record with his continuous 73-hour flight.[2]

Germany, Spain, England, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, France, and the USA participated.[2]

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Event names 3rd Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race
Event type competition
Country DE
Location Berlin
Start date October 11, 1908
Number of days 4?
Tech focus LTA