Category Archives: Hot Air Balloons

Russian Adventurer Fedor Konyukhov Breaks World Hot Air Balloon Record, Lands Safely in Western Australia

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation – .abc.net.au Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov has broken the record for the fastest circumnavigation of the Earth in a hot air balloon in just over 11 days, landing safely in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt.

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Russian Adventurer Takes Off on Solo Round-the-World Hot-Air Balloon Quest

Source: The Guardian – theguardian.com Fedor Konyukhov, 65, launches from Australian outback with aim to set a new world record by circumnavigating the globe in under 13 days.

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Bristol Balloonist Flies His Way into the Record Books

Source: Bristol Post – bristolpost.co.uk By EmmaGrimshaw These picturesque photos show the moment a Bristol man set the world record for flying over all of America’s mainland states in a hot air balloon in just 33 days. It took Andrew … Continue reading

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Russian Aviators Set Hot Air Balloon World Record

Source: Sputnik International – sputniknews.com Russian hot air balloon pilots Fedor Konyukhov and Ivan Menyaylo set a new world record for a hot air balloon flight when they touched down on Monday after more than 33 hours in the air.

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World first: Solar-powered hot air balloon being built in Bristol

Source: Bristol Post – bristolpost.co.uk By mdisalvo Production of the world’s first solar-powered hot air balloon is now under way in a Bristol factory. After years of research, the Cameron Balloons factory in Bedminster revealed the materials yesterday.

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