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The 61st Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett 2017 to take off from Gruyères, Switzerland

2016 12_08_GordonBennett2017_AfficheCollector-724x1024_copyFrom 7 to 16 September 2017, Gruyères will host the 61st Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, the oldest and most prestigious gas balloon race in the world.

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Russian balloonist Fedor Konyukhov awarded FAI - Breitling Pilot of the Year 2016 Award

IMG 0228-3_RSZA Russian priest who circumnavigated the world in a balloon in record time has been presented the inaugural FAI - Breitling Pilot of the Year Award at a ceremony in Switzerland yesterday, Thursday 17 November 2016.

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And the 2016 World Hot Air Balloon Champion is...

DSC03366 rszRhett Heartsill (USA) is the 2016 World Hot Air Balloon Champion!

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Current top 10 at the 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship

pic4 copyTen days, eight flight and 26 tasks ago, 105 of the world’s best competitors from 31 countries began competing in the 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship. With one flight to go, the current Top 10 after 26 tasks are:




 

 

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Current top 10 at the 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship

pic4 copyTen days, eight flight and 26 tasks ago, 105 of the world’s best competitors from 31 countries began competing in the 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship. With one flight to go, the current Top 10 after 26 tasks are:






 

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Day 6 at the 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship in Saga, Japan!

pic1The 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship is entering Day 6 of competition to determine the 2016 World Hot Air Balloon Champion. With three competition flights remaining, the top 10 competitors are:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship in full swing!

22nd FAI_HAB_JAP_Debbie_Spaeth_3_Flight_1_LaunchAfter a busy Sunday, competition to become the 2016 World Hot Air Balloon Champion got underway Monday morning.

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The 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship in full preparation!

Title PicCompetitors, crews, officials and balloonists from around the world are converging on Saga Japan for the 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship.

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The 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championships kick off in Saga today!



2016 Logo_JPG_copyThis will be the 3rd time (1989, 1997 and 2016) that Saga is hosting the FAI World Championships.

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The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here!

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The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here!

Have a look at FAI's compilation video of the main competitions of the season 2016:

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel given special award from Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett


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The Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, received an official trophy on 30 September 2016 to mark her involvement with this year’s Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett.

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