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Can hot air balloons fly in the rain?

19th September 2018    Hot Air Balloon Rides

Although it is possible to fly hot air balloons in the rain, it’s not safe to do so, and here’s why:


Air ballooning adventures in Gloucester get the Hollywood treatment

18th September 2018    Hot Air Balloons in the UK

Gloucester residents were treated to a taste of hot air ballooning movie magic last week, as filming for the new Amazon movie unfolded above their heads. Movie stars


How do you know where you are going in a hot air balloon?

31st August 2018    Hot Air Balloon Rides

Most forms of transport allow you to have a destination and then set off on a route that takes you there. You cannot do this in a hot air balloon. The speed and direction of a hot air balloon flight are dictated by the speed and direction of the wind. This is one of the


Brit wins hot air balloon world championships

29th August 2018    Hot Air Balloons at Events

A British pilot has recently won the latest edition of the hot air balloon world championships. The competition took place in


How are hot air balloons made?

21st August 2018    Hot Air Balloon Manufacture

A flight in a hot air balloon is one of life’s most memorable experiences. Have you ever wondered how hot air balloons are made? A modern hot air balloon does not come from an assembly line like a car but is individually constructed by


Fiesta balloons take off despite weather

13th August 2018    Hot Air Balloons in the UK

The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta took place over the weekend and saw more than 100 hot air balloons take to the skies to celebrate the event’s 40th anniversary.