A3_3 When Roasted Pigs Fly

Thomas Leversha, Laura Flood, Katie Holland, Max Manley


This paper investigated the excess energy produced when propane is used to lift a hot air balloon by testing if you could roast a pig while the balloon is flying. We found that the balloon would be able to fly as the propane releases 24.0MW, which is more than enough to roast the pig and fly the balloon.

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