Useful links
Photo courtesy of Phil Traviss
Balloon Events List
A listing of worldwide hot air balloon events, from club grass root events, to the big festivals.
www.balloonevents.org
Balloon Manufacturer - Cameron Balloons
www.cameronballoons.co.uk
Balloon Manufacturer - Kubicek
www.kubicekballoons.cz
Balloon Manufacturer - Lindstrand Technologies
http://www.lindstrand.net
Balloon Manufacturer - Ultramagic
www.ultramagic.com
Balloon Repairer - Easy Balloons
www.easyballoons.co.uk
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.
www.babo.org.uk
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.
www.bbac.org
Civil Aviation Authority
The Civil Aviation Authority is the UK's specialist aviation regulator.
www.caa.co.uk
Hull Aero Club
Linley Hill Airfield, Linley Hill Road, Leven, Beverley, East Yorkshire. Our hosts for the annual Humber Bridge meet in November. Very friendly club with great club house, and opportunities to learn to fly in a variety of aircraft.
www.hullaeroclub.co.uk/
John Hartley Associates Limited
The designers of this web site.
johnhartley.co.uk
North West Balloon and Airship club
Our sister club west of the Pennines.
www.nwbac.com
Useful Knots
A page of animated instructions on how to tie common knots.
www.animatedknots.com/
Weather :: Ballooning Forecast
Aviation service from the Met Office. Requires registration.
secure.metoffice.com/aviation/aviationProductList.do?action=balloonfc
   
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