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The future of hot air balloons

30th October 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon Rides

Inventors and visionaries are busy creating unusual and innovative ways to use hot air balloons. Here, we take a peek at what they have been up to: Solar powered balloons Conventional hot air balloons use propane gas burners to heat the air inside the balloon in order to make it…

What to see on a Taunton hot air balloon flight

25th October 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon Rides

The most spectacular views of Taunton and the surrounding area are high in the air in a hot air balloon flight. Taunton, in Somerset, is noted for their beautiful countryside, majestic coastlines, rolling hills and historic sites. High in the sky in a hot air balloon is the ideal vantage…

Hundreds of hot air balloons kick off Albuquerque festival

22nd October 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons at Events

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is known as one of the best international balloon festivals in the world, and it certainly did not disappoint this year when it kicked off with a mass balloon ascent, which saw

How to become a hot air balloon pilot

21st October 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon Rides

After you have experienced the adventure of a hot air balloon flight over Swindon, you may be left with the impression that the pilot of your balloon has one of the best jobs in the world. How do you get to be a hot air balloon pilot? What you need…

Bailey Balloons Support Aqua Aid To Provide Water Pumps In Africa

20th October 2015 Jo Bailey News

We at Bailey Balloons are aware that keeping our staff members hydrated will aid them to perform at their very best throughout the work day. As a result, we decided to invest in a watercooler from AquAid.

Bedford children get a visit from a balloon

8th October 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons in the UK

Hot air balloon rides in Bristol, Bath, Bedford and beyond are extremely popular with people of all ages, so it is not surprising that a group of pupils from Willington Lower School in Bedford were delighted when

The joy of balloon festivals

2nd October 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon Rides

There is something magical and captivating about watching a lone, graceful hot air balloon flying on a still morning. Witnessing many balloons flying at once can increase these feelings of wonder. This is one of the

Top 10 balloon scenes in movies

1st October 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon Rides

There is something magical about a colourful hot air balloon gently rising in the morning air. It is no wonder that balloons have featured in movies, as they represent adventure, escape and romance. Here is a list of

How to take stunning photographs from a balloon

Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon Rides

A balloon flight enables you to take great aerial photographs, and as such, they’re really popular with amateur and professional shutterbugs alike. Aerial photographs can be hard to pull off, so it helps to be aware of