History of flight: ‘Bungling’ Angus pioneer was first to fly hot air balloon in Britain

© John KayAn etching by John Kay of a group of aeronauts in Edinburgh for Vincenzo Lunardi's October 1785 hot air balloon ascent. Angus-born James Tytler is on the second left.
An etching by John Kay of a group of aeronauts in Edinburgh for Vincenzo Lunardi's October 1785 hot air balloon ascent. Angus-born James Tytler is on the second left.

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