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Surrey County Show ends with balloon extravaganza

June 22nd, 2015

Stoke Park in Guildford once again played host to its annual agricultural show, and this year it included a Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Thrill of the chase: The importance of the ground crew

June 17th, 2015

Hot air ballooning is far from an individual support and, whilst the pilot will most often receive much of the limelight, it takes a whole team of trained and dedicated professionals to Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Numerous hot air balloons fill capital’s skyline

June 17th, 2015

Hoping to raise cash for an appeal from the Lord Mayor, more than 50 hot air balloons took to the skies above Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Hollywood hot air ballooning

June 14th, 2015

Though unlikely stars of the silver screen, hot air balloons have found their way into every genre of film, including animation, romance and high-octane blockbusters. Some of the Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Hot air balloon mania leaves its mark on 18th century literature

June 11th, 2015

The author of a historical account of romantic literature has found that the 18th century English obsession with ballooning has been mirrored in some of Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Cast of new film takes to the air in Missouri

June 10th, 2015

Model turned actress Kate Upton recently took to the skies enjoying a Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon ride balloon rides hot air balloon ride while filming the latest scenes for the 2016 film ‘The Layover’.

Famously appearing on the cover of Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

French ‘Art of Flight’ balloon festival returns

June 3rd, 2015

Taking place in Annonay, France, this weekend, the Art de l’Envol festival is expected to draw its usual crowds to witness mass Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon ascents and pay historical homage to the Montgolfier brothers.

Although the Art de l’Envol (Art of Flight) balloon festival was first launched in Read the rest of this entry »