The Balloon Tank


"A balloon is a flexible bag filled with a gas, such as helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide or air. Early balloons were made of dried animal bladders. Modern balloons can be made from materials such as rubber, latex, polychloroprene or a nylon fabric. Some balloons are purely decorative, while others are used for specific purposes such as meteorology, medical treatment, military defense, or transportation. A balloon's properties, including its low density and relatively low cost, have led to a wide range of applications..."


"German Panther" is a 2007 sculpture of a Panzer tank made out of balloons, from Hans Hemmert. It's nearly 10 metres long


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