Category Archives: Championships

And the 2016 World Hot Air Balloon Champion is…

Source: Fédération Aéronautique Internationale  (FAI) – fai.org After ten days of competition at the 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship in Saga, Japan, Rhett Heartsill bested 104 of the world’s best competitors from 31 countries. The competition included nine … Continue reading

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Gas balloon race winners from ABQ

Source: Albuquerque Journal – abqjournal.com Albuquerque balloonists Peter Cuneo and Barbara Fricke are the winners of the 2016 America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race.

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Touchdown! Team SUI-01 Crosses the Sea to Greece to Win

Source: gordonbennett.aero Team SUI-01: “So now we are descending over beautiful flat ground. Thank you to all our team for the fantastic support. It was a great time and we can still find it hard to believe that our dream … Continue reading

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World Air Games in Dubai Include Hot Air Airship Competition

Source: FAI – World Air Sports Federation Castles of the sky: early morning airship racing in Dubai By Ed Ewing

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Chinese National Hot Air Balloon Competition Held in Wuhan

Source: CCTV.com- cntv.cn A national hot air balloon competition has lifted off in Central China’s city of Wuhan. Over 60 teams, and 200 individuals have participated, and the winners will form a national team to compete for China at international … Continue reading

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