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Our Balloons 2017

All our balloons are manufactured in the UK by Cameron Balloons in Bristol and they are all operated under an Air Operators Certificate issued by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and endorsed for working in Italy by ENAC, the Italian CAA.

All our balloons are inspected by a specially appointed CAA balloon inspector every 100 flying hours or annually depending on which comes first. They are all UK Registered Commercial Balloons and they can only be flown by pilots with a valid UK Commercial Balloon License.

We are insured in accordance with REGULATION (EC) No 785/2004 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT – INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR AIR CARRIERS AND AIRCRAFT OPERATORS.

G-CIXD
Balloon Registration: G-CIXD

Manufacturer: Cameron Balloons Ltd, Bristol, UK

Balloon Type: Cameron A-105

Balloon Volume: 105,000 Cubic feet (2,973 Cubic meters)

Maximum allowed take-off weight: 952 Kg

Capacity: 2-3 Passengers

“Tuscan Twist” is our newest balloon for private flights.

G-BZIK
Balloon Registration: G-BZIK

Manufacturer: Cameron Balloons Ltd, Bristol, UK

Balloon Type: Cameron A-250

Balloon Volume: 250,000 Cubic feet (7,080 Cubic meters)

Maximum allowed take-off weight: 2,268 Kg

Capacity: 10 Passengers

“Biscuit” has earlier spent some of it’s life flying in Norfolk, UK.

G-CFKX
Balloon Registration: G-CFKX

Manufacturer: Cameron Balloons Ltd, Bristol, UK

Balloon Type: Cameron Z-160

Balloon Volume: 160,000 Cubic feet (4,530 Cubic meters)

Maximum allowed take-off weight: 1,451 Kg

Capacity: 6 Passengers

“Daisy” is a famous balloon, it was commissioned by ITV for the TV series Stephen Tompkinson’s African and Australian Balloon Adventure.

Simpson
Balloon Registration: G-CHOJ

Manufacturer: Cameron Balloons Ltd, Bristol, UK

Balloon Type: Cameron A-375

Balloon Volume: 375,000 Cubic feet (10,617 Cubic meters)

Maximum allowed take-off weight: 3,401 Kg

Capacity: 16 Passengers

“Simpson” is our biggest balloon which we use for our larger groups.

Castle Balloon
Balloon Registration: G-CHEI

Manufacturer: Cameron Balloons Ltd, Bristol, UK

Balloon Type: Cameron Z-275

Balloon Volume: 275,000 Cubic feet (7,788 Cubic meters)

Maximum allowed take-off weight: 2,494 Kg

Capacity: 12 Passengers

“Castle” has earlier spent some of it’s life flying in Kent, UK.