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Becky Wigeland

Curator

National Balloon Museum

HQ Phone: (515) 961-3714

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National Balloon Museum

1601 N. Jefferson Way Highway 65 69 North

Indianola, Iowa 50125

United States

Company Description

The National Balloon Museum dedicates itself to providing the public with a comprehensive understanding of ballooning and its history through its exhibitions and collections. The museum archives more than 200 years of ballooning, hosts 10,000 visitors a y ... more

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Project Restore Foundation

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Des Moines Public Schools

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Becky Wigeland

Curator
National Balloon Museum
1601 North Jefferson Way
P.O.Box 149
Indianola,IA 50125-0149


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Becky Wigeland

Curator
National Balloon Museum
1601 North Jefferson Way
P.O.Box 149
Indianola,IA 50125-0149


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"Ballooning has been around since the 1700s, but Ed Yost is the first to create the modern hot air balloon," National Balloon Museum curator Becky Wigeland said.

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"On Saturday we celebrated the 45th anniversary of the first hot air balloon," Becky Wigeland, curator with the National Balloon Museum, said. "We were proud to have people come and visit with us. We had people here until 5 p.m. Our guests came from states including, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Louisiana, Texas, Kansas City, Missouri, and some Iowa natives," Wigeland said.
Wigeland said last year, all of the pieces of the Channel Champ were brought back together after many years of separation.
"The Channel Champ is the oldest (modern) hot air balloon artifact and it is one of the most important creations that has changed how the world looks at hot air ballooning," Wigeland said.
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The plane was put together at the Raven/Aerostar Factory in Sioux Falls," Wigeland said.
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They were both good friends and good pilots who flew together for many years," Wigeland said.
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"In addition to honoring Yost for his early work in ballooning, we hope to help further encourage new pilots who have received their licenses by awarding them a set of IAL medallions," Wigeland said.

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