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United Kingdom National Championship (2019)

The 2019 UK National Championship was celebrated from August 8th to August 13th in Aston Down, UK. The winner, for the fifth consecutive time, was Dominique Bareford with a “Racer” balloon by Ultramagic.  The rest of the podium was completed by Thomas Hook, in the second place, and Rupert Stanley as the third classified. Dominique […]

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Grand Est Mondial Air Ballons 2019

From July 26 to August 4, the largest balloon festival in Europe was held in Chambley (France). More than 400 balloons participated in the Grand Est Mondial Air Ballon 2019 and, according to the organization, 500,000 visitors were counted during the 10 days of flights. At the Ultramagic stand, located next to the briefing area, […]

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European Balloon Festival 2019

The European Balloon Festival 2019 was held between July 10 and July 14 in Igualada. More than 50 balloons, and 5 Add-on animal shapes could make 7 flights in 4 days. There was a lot of public during all the festival, especially in the afternoon flights and in the night-glow. The Japanese pilot Yudai Fugita was […]

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