Photos: World's largest free-flying flag to soar over NJ

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HOBOKEN, NJ -- The world's largest free-flying American flag, weighing 530 pounds and measuring 53 by 78 feet, is being flown in honor of Independence Day and the upcoming 30th annual NJ Festival of Ballooning in Hoboken, NJ.

The PNC American Flag balloon was raised on the De Baun Athletic Complex at Stevens Institute of Technology on July 3.