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Stunt plane achieves world first knife-edge aerobatics between the Anana and Taittinger Hot Air Balloons

8th November 2016 Jo Bailey Balloon Ride Innovation, General, Hot Air Balloon News, Hot Air Balloon Records, Hot Air Balloons at Events, News, Uncategorised

See the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA9KsN3Ey7M In a world-first, a specially modified Pitts Special S2S stunt plane flew at 90 degrees to horizontal, just a few feet above the ground between two closely tethered hot air balloons, cutting a ribbon tied between the two balloons, 10th October at Staverton Airfield in Gloucestershire. After…

Sir David Attenborough reaches new heights in the Anana Hot Air Balloon with Bailey Balloons over the Swiss Alps for Planet Earth II

2nd November 2016 Jo Bailey General, Hot Air Balloon News, Hot Air Balloons and Celebrities, News

In April 2016 Clive Bailey set off to Switzerland with the Anana hot air balloon. He had been asked by the BBC to take Sir David Attenborough for a balloon flight above the Swiss Alps for the opening sequence for the new BBC series, Planet Earth II.

Mass hot air balloon wedding in Latvia

24th February 2016 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Anyone lucky enough to have been in the Latvian city of Jekabplis on Valentine’s Day would have been treated to

Russian adventurer visits Bristol balloon factory

11th February 2016 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Fedor Konyukhov visited the Cameron Balloons factory in Bristol ahead of his bid to set a new world record for

Birdseye view of Oxford painted from hot air balloon to go on sale

21st January 2016 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Taking a hot air balloon ride in Bath, Taunton or Oxford is not uncommon, but painter Henry Williams was unusual in that he used a hot air balloon ride over Oxford to help him create

Hot air balloon powered by the sun makes maiden flight

27th August 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Balloon rides in Bristol are a staple there, so it is not surprising that the first ever solar-powered hot air balloon was launched for the very first time in the city. The solar-powered balloon made its maiden voyage at

98-year-old takes to the skies in hot air balloon

2nd July 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Proving that you are never too old for adventure, 98-year-old Hazel Green, who is from Weybridge, impressed one Ebernoe hot air balloon pilot when

Canadian competition winners get school visit from balloon

14th May 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Hot air balloons rides from Bristol to Brazil can be extremely awe-inspiring, and one lucky girl from Merrickville, Ontario, got to experience the thrill of sitting in one for herself after winning a colouring contest. Andréanne Lavoie, who is six and attends the of École Sainte-Marguerite-Bourgeoys (ESMB) school in

Tel Aviv to get huge hot air balloon

26th March 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

An Israeli city is set to have its very own giant hot air balloon, which will make it one of only 50 in the world to do so. The large balloon will enable passengers to get a

Travellers to enjoy an Indian summer in balloon

22nd January 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon News

Tourists who visit Goa later in the year will have the opportunity to take a hot air balloon ride through the skies of the Indian state. The Tourism Department of Goa has made the decision to launch both