Archive for April, 2011

A Great Start to the Flying Season

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Although we fly right through the year our main flying season usually runs from April to October, but this year we had some fabulous weather in March and so far it has been pretty good for the first half of April.  We are planning flights during the week and at weekends and have plenty of availability so if you are thinking of taking a balloon flight in 2011 don’t delay – we’ve already had some Summer like days!

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Cross Channel Balloon Flight

Friday, April 15th, 2011

We were lucky enough to be part of the Cross Channel balloon flight that took place last Thursday (7th April 2011).  The plan was to take off a few miles inland of Dover at Lydden Circuit and fly across to france with upto 75 other balloons.  We were originally on standby last October waiting for the right weather conditions and wind direction but they never came together so we started looking at the weather again from the beginning of March.  Although we had some lovely ballooning weather in March the winds were never right – the organisers had set a limit of being able to cross the channel in an hour and a half so we need quite specific wind speeds and direction. 

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