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 »


U.S Army to lead balloon science fair

September 18th, 2017

The U.S Army Corps of engineers are to host an educational treat for children at this year’s Touchstone Energy Balloonfest.

As part of the opening day activities and entertainment, the ‘Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon hands-on science fair’ aims to Read the rest of this entry »


York to host first ever balloon fiesta

September 11th, 2017

Yorkshire skies look set to be glittered with hot air balloons from across the UK this September, when Knavesmire Racecourse welcomes the York Balloon Fiesta.

The inaugural event hopes to rival similar festivals held in other town and cities and will boast a weekend full of Read the rest of this entry »


Kids invited to ballooning workshop

September 4th, 2017

Children aged 8 to 11 are invited to participate in a Discovery Workshop at this year’s Huff ‘n’ Puff Air Balloon Rally in Kansas, USA.

Budding pilots will get the enviable chance of experiencing hot air ballooning first-hand, including the opportunity of being part of Read the rest of this entry »