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Kent Couch

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Central Oregon’s ‘Balloon Man’ Faces FAA Fine

The Federal Aviation Administration says a man who flew a lawn chair in July of 2012 over Bend, Oregon was unauthorized and reckless.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2013

File photo of a hot air balloon crossing over a body of water. (credit: Oli Scarff/GettyImages)

Lawn Chair Balloonist To Ride Again, With Co-Pilot

Four years ago, Kent Couch made headlines by floating through the clouds in a lawn chair hoisted by party balloons from Oregon to Idaho. He’s going to fly again, this time with a buddy sitting on a second lawn chair at his side.

06/15/2012

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