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September 4, 2018

Generosity of Dutch pilots

The very nature of ballooning, both hot air and gas, offers repeated opportunities to experience joy. One is lifted skywards standing in an open basket with […]
September 3, 2018

Generosity of Swiss Pilots

The official FAI Race invitation was sent all FAI countries. Our Australian Ballooning Federation returned the required forms for the nomination of TEAM AUSTRALIA 1 – […]
September 2, 2018

Gas Ballooning in Switzerland – One More Time

We are on countdown to GB launch day from a stunning city in Switzerland – Bern. My first gas balloon flight occurred in Switzerland in 1985 […]
September 1, 2018

Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race – The Pilots

Hot air ballooning (different from gas ballooning) has taken me to fly in many countries, world championships and rallies – United States of America, Japan, Canada, […]
August 27, 2018

Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race from Switzerland

I took these photos at the Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race launch from Nancy France in 2013. French pilots Vincent Leys and Christophe Houver won that […]
May 4, 2018

Images From Abroad – Extra

May 4, 2018

Images From Abroad #1

May 4, 2018

Gas Ballooning – The Tie That Unites Us

The love of flying whether it be by hot air or gas balloon, ultralights, hang gliding, gliding or recreational aeroplanes is a passion that ties those […]
April 28, 2018

The Magic of Gas Ballooning – Episode 6

The phones were set for a 4.30am wake up call. Inflation of the balloon had been scheduled for 5am for a 6am launch. The hours passed […]