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21 May 2000: The Story of Lindsay Muir's Hot Air Balloon World Record

21 May 2000: The Story of Lindsay Muir's Hot Air Balloon World Record

Balloon World Record not broken since We are pleased to continue our series of world record celebrations with an exceptional woman in ballooning sports: British Lindsay Muir. She established a fema....

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Latest FAI World Record Claims

24 January 2016 Ballooning : Duration : 32h 12min 47 sec Ivan Menyaylo (RUS)
10 January 2016 Ballooning : Duration : 9h 26 min Gregory J. Winker (USA)
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FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

From 1 to 12 December, the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 celebrated air sports from around the world. 875 athletes from 55 countries competed in the....

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Ready for take off

Ready for take off

Good morning from Dubai, where the skies are clear and the temperature is warm – it’s a beautiful place to be in December. Today, Tuesday Decem....

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59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett: Victory for Swiss Team SUI 01 Frie....

59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett: Victory for Swiss Team SUI 01 Frie....

Swiss Team SUI 01 Kurt Frieden and Pascal Witprächtiger (left) won the 59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, the FAI World Long Distance Gas Ballo....

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59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett – Preparations in Full Swing !

59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett – Preparations in Full Swing !

7 hours to go until the take-off of the FAI World Long Distance Gas Balloon Championship. The launch of the 17 Teams representing 8 Nations is schedul....

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Follow the 59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett online - Launch of the g....

Follow the 59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett online - Launch of the g....

The Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, the FAI World Long Distance Gas Balloon Championship, is the oldest and most prestigious event in aviation and....

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24 February 2016 3rd FAI European Hot Air Airship Championship Rottach-Egern (Germany)
29 June 2016 3rd FAI Junior World Hot Air Balloon Championship Marijampole (Lithuania)
05 July 2016 2nd FAI Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship Birstonas (Lithuania)
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30 October 2016 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship Saga (Japan)
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