Day 1 Filzmoos Balloon Fiesta – Arrival

12th January 2008    Holidays

Finally the 29th Annual Filzmoos Balloon Fiesta kicked off on the 12th Of January, with 40 Hot Air Balloons taking part in the small village of Filzmoos (South Salzburg, Austria). I joined Alba Ballooning for this event comprising of a team of 1 pilot and 4 crew, 1 land rover and 1 balloon. Day One […]

Western Region BBAC Training 2008

7th January 2008    News

During the months of February and March (2008) there will be training courses for PUT’s (Pilots Under Training) or anyone else who is entangled with hot air ballooning (crew, staff e.t.c). The Following is available: February 9th-PUT Forum, Meteorology and Air Law courses. February 10th-Balloon Systems, Human Factors, Navigation and Flight Planning and PUT Forum […]

Nationwide Balloon Flight Vouchers

7th January 2008    News

Aerosaurus Balloons has the unique advantage of being able to offer nationwide flights from as little as £145 per person. The benefit of this voucher is the fact that they enable the recipient a champagne hot air balloon ride in England, Scotland or Wales. They’re open dated, valid for 12 months and offer a choice […]

The British Winter and Balloon Flights

5th January 2008    News

That time of year has come again. The nights are shorter and the wind is starting to shake Britain in its shallow waters. So, in protest, balloon enthusiasts/pilots/crew are starting to head elsewhere to seek their much-needed adrenaline rushes. I myself am going to Filzmoos (south Austria) come January the 9th with Alba Balloons (a Scottish […]

The Importance of Landowner & Customer Relations

4th December 2007    News

Aerosaurus Balloons has probably the best landowner and customer relations in the UK. The companies Operations Manager and Chief Pilot Arthur Street is a South West Regional Land Owner Relations officer, liaising with the British Ballooning and Airship Club (BBAC), the National Farmers Union (NFU) and the Country Land & Business Association (CLA). Arthur who […]

Aerosaurus Launches New ‘Behind the Scenes’ Hot Air Ballooning Voucher

29th November 2007    News

At last, something new for ballooning enthusiasts to try, apart from just your traditional flight experience. We have launched a brand new voucher which gives people the chance to go ‘behind the scenes’ of the ballooning world and see what’s involved in typical hot air balloon flight in the South West. From the explanation of […]

Tavistock Balloon Fiesta Summary

17th November 2007    Events

During the August bank Holiday Aerosaurus Balloons went to the Tavistock Balloon Fiesta. We’d like to thank all at the Tavistock Lions and Round Table for our invitation and here’s a summary of how the weekend went. Event Summary 2007 All 6 slots available for the event were flown (Fri PM, Sat AM, Sat PM, […]

New CAA Notice for Hot Air Balloon Flights

14th November 2007    News

New CAA campaign to publicise the dangers of illegal flights. The CAA is launching a campaign to publicise the dangers for air passengers who pay for hot air balloon flights with operators that do not hold the necessary safety approvals. Most flights that involve a passenger making some form of payment should be operated by […]