how is life onboard of a gas balloon during a gordon bennett race?
enjoy the view through the eyes of the pilots:
pics: pilots for the fai flickr album.
thank you for sharing.
the 59th coupe aéronautique gordon bennett will take place from
august 27th to september 4th 2015 at the
hippodrome de pau.
thursday, august 27, 2015 • opening day
registration and check-in.
opening ceremony and drawing of the launch.
friday, august 28, 2015 • launch day
national anthems of the competing teams are played, different activities and shows in air sports are announced for the afternoon and night by the organizing committee.
friday, september 4, 2015
evening gala and awards ceremony.
the 58th coupe aéronautique gordon bennett will take place from
august 29th to september 5th 2014.
courses de vichy – bellerive.
thursday, august 28, 2014
10:00 registration and check-in at the hippodrome.
16:00 general briefing at the hippodrome.
19:00 welcome at the vichy city hall.
afterwards dinner at the centre omnisports in bellerive-sur-allier.
friday, august 29, 2014
the orchestre harmonie de vichy will play the anthems of the competing teams, different activities and shows (equestrian and air sports) are announced for the afternoon and night by the organizing committee.
saturday, september 6, 2014
12:00 garden party and awards ceremony at the hippodrome.