Follow the story of Bristol balloonists Phil and Allie Dunnington and their fixed wing team as they will attempt to balloon in places where nobody has ever flown a hot air balloon before! Will Phil - with his world record of 112 countries - bag in some more exotic places? Will 'Betty the Beech' manage the vast distances over Greenland and northern Canada? How will this mixed team work together in continuously changing and challenging situations?
Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Betty taking off from Charlton Park!
Enjoy a photo taken by Pete Bish at Charlton Park with Tim Darrah at the controls and Phil on board as 'Betty' takes off for her short flight to Gloucester Airport where she will be undergoing her annual inspection over the next few weeks.
In the meantime the team is busy preparing everything for a planned departure from Bristol on the 20th of June
So watch this space and keep fingers firmly crossed that we will finally get going!