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The system of ropes attaching the cable to the balloon, including lines to suspension band.
Small rings of wood, metal, etc., through which the ropes of a balloon pass, and at the same time allow their adjustment.
Disturbances or roughness in the air due either to changes in temperature, clouds or wind
The projecting arrangement of struts above the pilot's head on a monoplane to which the anti-lift wires are attached
The steel hawser with which a balloon is made captive.
Cable junction
An oblong link connecting the main cable and the metallic vee.
Tail down
The maximum depth of curvature of the upper and lower surfaces of the wing
Camp exchange
A telephone office in the camp of a balloon company near the front.
Measure of the contents of a balloon.
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