A GPS tracker could help balloonists
navigate boundaries that demarcate one property from the next, and make notes of where shot feral hogs fall.
(D) He was the first cluster balloonist
to fly across the Indian Ocean.
As they drift toward the challenge site, balloonists
try their best to aim their crafts toward a single point on the ground.
Many of them also distrusted the balloonists
and felt that Lowe exaggerated his observations for self-serving purposes.
were planning to set a new record altitude, taking the balloon to the edge of space.
hoped to set a new record altitude of 132,000ft, taking it to the edge of space.
A British balloonist
believes he has come up with a new technique that will keep round-the-world balloons in the air for longer.
If the weather is good, balloonists
will take part in annual competitions during the mornings and afternoons.
lost their way in heavy cloud 4000 feet over the North Sea after setting out with five other balloonists
in Arkansas finance the sport by flying corporate balloons for companies such as Alltel Corp.
The Federation Aeronautique Internationale, which regulates the event, said the balloonists
had broken three records, for distance, duration and time around the world.
As champagne corks popped in the balloonists
' Geneva control centre, Brian added: "We almost got lost in the political problems, the slow winds of the Pacific and the bad headings.