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Here, at Sydney's Royal Agricultural Society's Showground (now Fox Studios) the "re-built" Aerostat Society arrive early morning for testing the newly built "EGO"

The balloon envelope, being made of stiff polyester film could never lay out flat like a woven fabric. 

Ros Breillat, Pat Wilson.

As with "Teijin", we would  attach the balloon to the 20 ton water tanker before a flight.The large yellow tube connects to the ground blower.This provided warm air to initially fill the envelope.

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