Helium Balloons Power Trans-Atlantic Flight Attempt Jonathan Trappe heads to Europe via 'cluster ballooning' By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner Posted Sep 12, 2013 6:21 PM CDT STORY COMMENTS (8) (Newser) – An IT guy who doubles as a daredevil rebooted his attempt at a record-breaking flight today. Lifted by 370 helium balloons, Jonathan Trappe took off from Maine on a 2,500-mile trans-Atlantic "cluster ballooning" flight. Newsy reports: Helium Balloons Power Trans-Atlantic Flight Attempt Back to story » Jonathan Trappe is headed across the Atlantic in unusual fashion. (Newsy ) Popular Video Stories Click here to read the transcript for this video. Newsy is a Newser content partner providingmultisource video news. Its content isproduced independently of Newser.Copyright © 2014 Newsy.com, All rights reserved. CLICK BELOW TO VOTE 14% 7% 7% 7% 14% 50% To report an error on this story, notify our editors.