Sport ballooning

Fischer 2587 (Sheet 71) | Michel 2735 (Sheet 85) | Scott 2439 | Year of issue 1981 | People's Republic of Poland


Sheet 71
Balloon "SP-BCU Lopp" (1938)
the Gordon Bennett cup and the names of the Polish winners

Glossary

The names of Polish winners of the Gordon Bennett Cup as displayed on the sheet are:
1933: Franciszek Hynek and Zbigniew Burzyński
1934: Franciszek Hynek and Władysław Pomaski
1935: Zbigniew Burzyński and Władysław Wysocki
1938: Antoni Janusz and Franciszek Janik

Translations

Puchar Gordon Bennetta = The Gordon Bennett Cup.

Relevant pages

Fischer 292-293 issues from 1936
Fischer 2581-2586

Resources

Coupe Aeronoutique Gordon Bennett - Official site (www.coupegordonbennett.org)
Balloon
Hot air balloon
The Gordon Bennett balloon race of 1933 (www.coupegordonbennett.org)
The Gordon Bennett balloon race of 1934 (www.coupegordonbennett.org)
The Gordon Bennett balloon race of 1935 (www.coupegordonbennett.org)
The Gordon Bennett balloon race of 1938 (www.coupegordonbennett.org)