to the Mid Hants Balloon Club. The club was formed in 1990 with the
aim of uniting the ever increasing number of balloonists in Hampshire
and the surrounding area. The geography of the club covers Hampshire,
Southern Berkshire and West Surrey, maps 174, 175, 185, 186, 196 and
197 but draws its members from Kent in the east to Wiltshire in the
west. It has an active membership of over 60 and if you are interested
in any aspect of hot air ballooning you are welcome to join.
body of the sport of Ballooning in the UK is the British Balloon &
Airship Club (BBAC) to which The Mid Hants Balloon Club became affiliated
If you ever wanted
to be part of a balloon crew, learn to fly a balloon or just wanted
to be around balloons we can put you in touch with the right people
to help you start out in this most rewarding sport.
The club puts
on a varied programme of events throughout the year. Monthly meetings
are held on the second Friday of each month, check the news page for
the dates and locations of these meetings.During the summer months
we organize club flyouts when conditions permit.
Our services page
lists our committee members and members of the club who are qualified BBAC Instructors. As agreed by the commitee all contact details are now password protected on the forum.
To contact our club, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A letter from Chris Dunkley about licencing - See bulletin Board
Farnborough Airspace Letter of Agreement - See bulletin Board
A Great Night Out in aid of Charity at the Blackbush Flight Simulator - Thanks!
A superb and well attended tour of NATS in Swanwick - Thanks to Bruce for Organising
A terrific flyout from West Wittering - for Pictures click here.
Read about an exciting flight to the Isle of Wight along with superb photos click here.
Please refer to the Bulletin Board for all the latest discussions