Useful links
Photo courtesy of Andrea Smith
Balloon Manufacturer - Cameron Balloons
Balloon Manufacturer - Kubicek
Balloon Manufacturer - Lindstrand Technologies
Balloon Manufacturer - Ultramagic
Balloon Repairer - Easy Balloons
British Association of Balloon Operators
Although ballooning in the UK has one of the best safety records in the world and is one of the safest forms of aviation; it is prudent to always check you are using a properly licensed operator when you purchase a balloon flight. All BABO members are current holders of an Air Operators Certificate and have signed up to a Code of Conduct to ensure the very highest of standards are met. As a result, all BABO members will strive to provide excellent customer service and care, and use national terms and conditions of sale which are registered with the Office of Fair Trading.
British Balloon and Airship Club
This is the first port of call for anyone interested in Hot Air Ballooning, whether as an existing pilot, an aspiring pilot, or someone with a general interest in ballooning as spectator or crew; Hot Air Balloon maintenance and technical matters.
Civil Aviation Authority
The Civil Aviation Authority is the UK's specialist aviation regulator.
John Hartley Associates Limited
The designers of this web site.
North West Balloon and Airship club
Our sister club west of the Pennines.
Useful Knots
A page of animated instructions on how to tie common knots.
Weather :: Ballooning Forecast
Aviation service from the Met Office. Requires registration.
Latest News
Terry Marsden RIP
Just one more meet to go in 2024
WHITE HORSE MEET @ Thirsk Racecourse 10-12 May
We have an edition of Scoop!
Meet entry forms are now live.
We have a new committee!
Martin Read R.I.P.
Merry Christmas
AGM - Wednesday 13th December at 7pm
Barry Newman RIP
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