Our Balloons

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  • Wickers World

    This is G-OBRY, a Cameron N-180 hot air balloon that can carry eight passengers plus pilot. This balloon has been flown extensively all over the UK promoting the Bryant Homes brand. It has now been rebranded for another builder, Talyor Woodrow (now Taylor Wimpey!) and is still going strong.

  • Wickers World

    This photograph was taken by Lord Lichfield himself and shows the Staffordshire Newsletter hot air balloon launching from Shugborough Hall, ancestral home of the Earls of Lichfield, near Stafford. G-RWHC is a Cameron 180, with a capacity to carry eight passengers, and has been a regular sight in the skies of Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

  • Wickers World

    This is the Kinetic hot air balloon, registration G-BZRZ. At 250,000 cuft volume, it can carry up to 12 passengers and stands almost 100ft tall. Flown primarily from our Cheshire launch sites because it's sponsor, Kinetic, is a Manchester based employment agency.

  • Wickers World

    This is G-CBZZ, a Cameron Balloons Z-275. This balloon lives in the Peak District where it is flown by our resident pilot, Graham Dorrell. A regular sight launching from Near to Ashbourne or Rowsley or Buxton, this balloon has criss-crossed the Peak District for several years now with Graham at the controls. The colour scheme is sympathetic to the surroundings over which we fly.

  • Wickers World

    G-OBUN is a Cameron 250,000cuft balloon that jointly promotes Stafford Land Rover and Stafford Mazda. the two dealerships were owned by the same man, Denis Bunning, hence the G-OBUN registration. This balloon can carry up to 12 passengers.

  • Wickers World

    Surely the prettiest balloon in the World! G-TUTU is a Cameron 90,000cuft balloon and can carry three passengers. Seen here in her element flying at Chateau D'Oex amongst the Swiss Alps, she is truly a wonderful sight. Popular for filming work this balloon has been used by David Dimbleby for his 'Picture of Britain' television series, and has also featured recently in the 'Visit Scotland'  TV advertising for winter 2011/12 transmission.