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

08/11/2016 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: 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…

Top fireworks Displays in the South West

04/11/2016 Jo Bailey General, News, Uncategorised

Here’s our top pick of the best Fireworks displays in the South West on Guy Fawkes Night Saturday 5th November.  Remember to wrap up warm and stay safe! Flaming Tar Barrels – Ottery St Mary, Devon.  Locals set alight to barrels soaked in tar and carry them through the town…

Directions and Information – Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2016

28/07/2016 Jo Bailey Uncategorised

With Bailey Balloons you can take to the skies alongside up to 150 balloons and some of the most incredible special shaped hot air balloons. When you buy a champagne flight voucher to fly at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta you will receive a special launch site pass and you…

What will I see from a hot air balloon over Bristol?

03/07/2016 Jo Bailey Uncategorised

Many of our passengers ask us what they will see as they take to the skies on a hot air balloon flight from Bristol with Bailey Balloons, and our answer is always the same – every flight is different but every flight is beautiful! The flight path taken by the…

A day in the life of Clive Bailey

11/06/2016 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons Pilots, Uncategorised

Clive Bailey is the Chief Pilot and, alongside Jo Bailey, is the Business owner of Bailey Balloons and Aerosaurus Balloons. Clive gained his Commercial Hot Air Balloon Pilots Licence in 1992, and is also a qualified instructor. He is the weather advisor for the Western Region Balloon Club, and is…

Have you ever wondered what it is like to fly in a hot air balloon?

31/05/2016 Jo Bailey Uncategorised

If you have always wondered what it is really like to have a balloon flight, then read this delightful blog from the “Adventures of Gemma’

Top 10 things to do this May half term in Bath & Bristol

27/05/2016 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons in the UK, Uncategorised

This half-term (May 28th – June 5th, 2016)Bath and Bristol has enough fun lined up to have the kids raring to leave the house. Whether you fancy a family friendly event at a museum or attractions, or would rather explore some outdoor activities, we’ve got all your family-fun covered. 1. Meet the animals at…