May2014

US long distance balloon race returns

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Racing — Posted by: Susan on May 30, 2014

The oldest ballooning event in the southern USA, the Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race and Festival, is set to kick off once more.

The only long distance balloon race in (more…)

Hot Air Balloon to be used as an educational tool

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Mark Smith on May 22, 2014

An interactive and informative programme involving balloons is soon to be delivered at schools in Chicago, USA.

The RE/MAX hot air balloon, along with its crew, is scheduled to (more…)

Balloon Stampede celebrates 40 years

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Barry on May 15, 2014

Walla Walla, a city within the US state of Washington, was recently filled with colour with the return of its annual hot air balloon festival.

The event, which has now been running for (more…)

Hot air balloon sightseers turn into heroes

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Rides — Posted by: Susan on May 8, 2014

What started as a relaxing hot air balloon ride for a pilot and his passengers quickly became an adventure as they spotted plumes of smoke billowing up from the ground.

Kevin Jones and his wife Denise were among the (more…)