"I've worked for a couple of ride operators who would find that a perfectly acceptable aircraft to fly fare paying passengers (it might need a new fire extinguisher, a current flight manual and a handling line though, apart from that it's…"
"It is very sad regardless of the nation where it occured, the people it involved, or the circumstances surrounding it. Balloonists the world around are saddened to hear of this tragedy. On behalf of the Albuquerque balloon community all involved are…"
"Was flying in the closest non Kapadokya balloons balloon when it happened & observed the descent from about half KM away. However as we were flying very very low at the time the collision was screened by my envelope & the final impact with…"
I am a commercial balloon pilot flying in Canberra, Australia. My first p/ut flight was in September 1991 and haven't missed a calender month yet (how anal is that ??). I have flown in 15 different countries and somehow ended up in Australia (for the past 10 years) although I do get to do some commercial work in England most (Northern) Summers.
How ya doing Ric? I didn't know Camden was twinned with Sydney, Kazakstan! Isn't the microphone supposed to plug into the radio somewhere?
I really missed my annual trip to Oz this year. Who knows I might yet make it later. How is Victor, still speaking Russian?
Love to Heather.