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Jonathan Trappe is apparently a big fan of Pixar's 2009 animated movie, "Up." Particularly the scene where Carl, a crotchety 78-year-old man, ties a couple hundred balloons to his house and goes on an extensive airborne adventure. Lots of people enjoyed ...
The Huffington Post · 11/20/2012
A daring aviator today began the world's first ever attempt to cross the Atlantic ocean dangling precariously from a massive cluster of helium-filled balloons. Jonathan Trappe, 39, did not allow heavy fog to put him off his nail-biting journey on Thursday ...
Daily Mail · 9/12/2013
Jonathan Trappe, an American aviator, has failed in his attempt to cross the Atlantic ocean with only the assistance of hundreds of colored balloons, in a scene reminiscent of the Pixar movie, Up. Trappe’s flight was short lived as he crash landed after ...
The Inquisitr · 9/14/2013
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A balloon cluster carrying Jonathan Trappe lifts off from Caribou, Maine, Sept. 12, 2013. (Photo: Mark McBreairty, AP) CARIBOU, Maine (AP) — A U.S. balloonist who was trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean using hundreds of helium-filled balloons has landed ...
USA Today · 9/13/2013
Sir Richard Branson has sent his commiserations to fellow balloon adventurer Jonathan Trappe who was forced to stop his bid to cross the Atlantic using helium balloons after a technical fault. It appears Jonathan Trappe's Atlantic balloon crossing has been ...
ITV · 9/13/2013
Last night we reported about Jonathan Trappe, a man who's hoping to fly a tiny balloon-tethered house across the Atlantic ocean. But his Up-inspired planning would probably have been a lot easier had he access to this online calculator that lets you know ...
Gizmodo · ByAndrew Liszewski · 11/20/2012
Jonathan Trappe, an IT manager, is trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a basket carried by 370 helium-filled balloons. If that sounds a bit familiar, this was the mode of transportation used in the Pixar-Disney film "Up" a few years ago. Trappe took off ...
Opposing Views · ByMichael Allen · 9/12/2013
American balloonist Jonathan Trappe is attempting to soar into the history books and become the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean using only cluster balloons. Trappe took to the skies today in the early-morning fog of Caribou, Maine, under a canopy ...
ABC News · ByBen Waldron · 9/12/2013
Jonathan Trappe, an American IT manager, has begun the first attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean suspended by hundreds of helium balloons. Trappe, 39, took off from Maine Thursday morning. He expects to make it to Europe in three to five days. He …
United Press International · 9/13/2013
30 p.m. Few details are available on what cut Jonathan Trappe’s cluster balloon flight short, but according to a post he made on his Facebook page he is in a remote location. “Landed safe, at an alternate location. Remote,” Trappe posted around 7:45 ...
Canada Journal · 11/15/2013