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First ever women’s US championship to take place in New Mexico

October 10th, 2017

Sixteen women are set to compete at a single sex national competition at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta this October.

The Women’s National Hot Air Balloon flights in Hot Air Balloon balloon rides Hot Air Balloon Championship, which is accredited by Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Pilots gear up for Canadian balloon festival

September 26th, 2017

The Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival is being held in Canada this week, attracting pilots from around the world and thousands of spectators.

American Michael Glen, the world’s only paraplegic balloon pilot, will be amongst those competing. The pilot from Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

UK pilot seeks victory at European Championships

August 21st, 2017

Balloon pilot Dominic Bareford will herald the flag for Great Britain at the European Hot Air Balloon flights in Hot Air Balloon balloon rides Hot Air Balloon Championship this August.

Taking place in Brissac, just south of Angers in north-west France, the exciting competition is set to involve Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Hot air balloon competition to take place in Shreveport

July 3rd, 2017

A US national competition for hot air balloons is taking place in Shreveport, Louisiana, as part of the Red River Balloon Rally.

The event will be hosted by Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, held in the region for the second year running, and will take place from Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

World Heritage celebrates 30 years of Stonehenge

September 13th, 2016

A competition has been set-up by English Heritage, giving people the opportunity to secure a place in a Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon being launched to mark Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Balloon championships set to take place in Galway

May 31st, 2016

The 2016 National Ballooning Championships have been officially launched, with hot air balloons taking to the sky above Loughrea, the official base for the championships.

The event will take Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Technology to aid competitive hot air balloon pilots

April 20th, 2016

A new app created by a programmer in Sydney is set to change the world of Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Gold medal for champion of hot air ballooning

January 5th, 2016

The winner of the FAI World Air Games’ competition for hot air ballooning was celebrating recently, after being presented with a Gold medal.

David Strasmann, from Germany, accepted Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Essay writer wins airborne experience

July 23rd, 2014

One lucky fifth-grader got to take to the skies for the Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon ride of a lifetime recently and has even more trips in store, after winning the grand prize in Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Essay contest grand prize includes hot air balloon ride

April 2nd, 2014

Students in New Jersey have recently been invited to participate in the annual PNC Bank American Patriot Essay Contest, which will put them in with a chance of winning a Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon ride and Read the rest of this entry »