17 Sep 2019

63rd Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett 2019

All balloons have landed. The 63rd Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, the FAI World Long-distance Gas Balloon Championship, saw the victory of team SUI-1 (Laurent Tièche/Nicolas Sciboz) today Tuesday. The two pilots landed their gas balloon in Romania, 1774.76km from the take-off site in Montbéliard, France. They spent a total of 82h03m in the air.

The prize-giving ceremony takes place on Saturday 21 September in Montbéliard.


Photo credit: Jean-Pierre Girard