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Some Recent Thank Yous From Our Passengers

29th April 2013 Jo Bailey News

  Clive/Jo, I wanted to thank you for the wonderful flight we enjoyed yesterday morning. We were certainly lucky with the weather. Watching the early morning sun burning the mist away in the valleys while floating over Bath, what a delightful way to spend a Sunday. Clive, you looked after…

Hot air balloons soar above West Craven

Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons at Events

There were hot air balloons as far as they eye could see in West Craven over the weekend of 5th April, when the North West Balloon and Airship Club took to

Sunday Morning Hot Air Balloon Rides

28th April 2013 Jo Bailey News

  What a great way to start a Sunday! We all woke up early as we were meeting at 6.30 this morning, Sunday 28th April in Royal Victoria Park, Bath, Ashton Court in Bristol and Llanarth near Monmouth in South Wales.     We flew for about an hours and…

Who Said Don’t Work With Animals?!

26th April 2013 Jo Bailey News

  We love this video taken by our good friends at Aerosaurus Balloons-it really made us laugh! Whilst setting up for a hot air balloon flight, look at what tries to give them a hand! Watch it here!    

Jo Bailey As Stunt Pilot In Freelander Land Rover Advert

25th April 2013 Jo Bailey News

  Jo Bailey was a stunt balloon pilot in a one person balloon known as a cloud hopper in the Land Rover advert for the Freelander 2 for Land Rover. She spent two weeks in Canada.  Jo even got to see a brown bear! Watch it here on YouTube    …

Clive Bailey Flies The One Show Balloon Over The Rabbit Warrens Of Dartmoor

Jo Bailey News

Clive Bailey went flying with presenter Mike Dilger, in the One Show Hot Air Balloon. They flew over the Medieval Rabbit Warrens of Dartmoor. This programme was aired on 24th April on BBC One at 7.00 pm. Watch it now on the BBC Iplayer  

Bristol Balloon Flight To Kelston

24th April 2013 Jo Bailey News

Last night we took off from Ashton Court at 6.50 pm. The flight took us over the City of Bristol on to Whitchurch where we did an approach to land by the Circus Tent. From there over the River Avon landing at Kelston. It felt a like a Summer’s evening with…

Star Wars hot air balloon wows Canberra

22nd April 2013 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons at Events

Residents in Canberra, Australia, were treated to a hot air balloon spectacular last month when many of them looked to the skies – only to see Darth Vader himself looming

Balloon Ride Over Raglan Castle

20th April 2013 Jo Bailey News

Saturday morning 20th April we flew our hot air balloon from Raglan, South Wales with 14 teenagers who had been celebrating their GCSEs but got rained off last year.   This morning made up for it with a stunning balloon flight flying over Raglan Castle landing at White castle.  …

Hot Air Balloon Flights In March And April

Jo Bailey News

Over the last few years we have found that our balloon rides have been very successful in March and April the latter of which is known to be traditionally windy and rainy. The last few years, as we all know far too well, have been very different weather wise particularly…