A new Hot Air Balloon has been born and it comes in a Special Shaped balloon which has been made specially by Cameron Balloons and will be operated by us here at Bailey Balloons. The balloon is for Belvoir Fruit Farms who produce natural, delicious Cordials, Pressés and Fruit Crushes.
The Belvoir, Drop Balloon was made by Cameron Balloons who worked very hard to create this special shape in time for a busy summer schedule. For those of you who like facts, here’s a few about the new Balloon!
The Belvoir Drop is 31m high and 18m in diameter.
The volume of the balloon is 95,000cu feet or 2690m3
A Balloon will travel as fast as wind it is flying in but the Belvoir Drop Balloon is limited to 15 knots because windy take offs and landings are more difficult in shaped balloons!
The Belvoir Drop will typically fly at about 2000 feet.
The Balloon envelope (the fabric of the Balloon) used 1630 meters of fabric and the fabric alone weighs 220kg. That’s about the same weight as a large mammal!
The Belvoir Drop Balloon has already been tethered and will be attending many events throughout the summer. Below are some photos of the Balloons first tethered flight!
Look out for more action from the Belvoir Drop Balloon by following us on Twitter @BaileyBalloons and Belvoir Fruit Farms @BelvoirFF
Preparing the Balloon
Pilot Clive Bailey and Crew Member Charles Pratt setting up the Balloon
Pilot Clive Bailey inflating the Belvoir Drop Balloon
No, Clive doesn’t have massively long legs!
Clive Bailey & Jo Bailey enjoying #alittledropoflovely
The Belvoir Drop Balloon fully inflated!
A sneaky peak inside the Belvoir Drop Balloon
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