Category Archives: Hot Air Balloons
Source: The Sun – thesun.co.uk By James Cox and Yasmin Jeffrey Tragedy in Lockhart as balloon’s basket catches fire and plunges into field leaving no survivors
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.
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.
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
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.