New England Balloon Ascensions – 1909
A total of 137 people participated in these flights, 18 of them were women.
The total air miles flown was 3, 774 miles. The longest trip of the year was made July 11, 1909, by a balloon with 5 people aboard that flew from North Adams, Massachusetts, to Topsham, Maine.
(This article was run in numerous newspapers, but with different headlines.)
The San Francisco Call, “Eastern Aeronauts Make Good Aerial Records During Year”, January 25, 1910