The balloon fleet

The envelopes are made from nylon fabric. In the lowest part, closest to the burner, fireproof Nomex has been used. Propane is used for fuel. We use 20, 30 and 40 kgs stainless steel fuel-cylinders. We carry 2-4 tanks on each flight. One burner unit has an output of approx. 3 MW. We use double, triple and quadruple burners. The normal flight temperature in the envelope is c. 90 degrees. Our balloons are equipped with airband radio, altimeter, variometer, GPS and transponder. The baskets are made from the finest cane, with stainless steel framework and solid plywood floor. The paddings and trim are leather and cordura. The floor is padded with 40 mm PU.


The balloons


OH-RBB "Better Balloons 1"

Lindstrand LBL 330A Manufactured 2005 in Oswestry, England, Lindstrand Hot-Air Balloons Ltd. The basket is divided in five compartments, one for fuel, technical equipment and the pilot and four for totally 16 passengers. For that little extra luxury, the basket is slightly oversize and equipped with efficient heat-shielding.

Volume 9344 m³
Empty weight (without fuel) 840 kg
Fuel at take-off 160 kg
Passengers 16
Maximum take-off weight 2587 kg
Top part of envelope 90 g/m² Nylon
Lower part of envelope 60 g/m² Nylon
Fabric closest to the burner Nomex
Amount of fabric used at manufacturing 2600 m²


OH-JSO "Better Balloons 2"

Lindstrand LBL 210A Manufactured 2005 in Oswestry, England, Lindstrand Hot-Air Balloons Ltd. The basket is divided in three compartments, one for fuel, technical equipment and the pilot and two for 10 passengers.

Volume 5950 m³
Empty weight (without fuel) 530 kg
Fuel at take-off 120 kg
Passengers 10
Maximum take-off weight 1890 kg
Top part of envelope 90 g/m² Nylon
Lower part of envelope 60 g/m² Nylon
Fabric closest to the burner Nomex
Amount of fabric used at manufacturing 2000 m²


OH-DRF "Lindorff"

Lindstrand LBL 150A Manufactured 2010 in Oswestry, England, Lindstrand Hot-Air Balloons Ltd. The basket is divided in three compartments, one for fuel and technical equipment and two for 6 passengers and the pilot.

Volume 4250 m³
Empty weight (without fuel) 420 kg
Fuel at take-off 90 kg
Passengers 6
Maximum take-off weight 1450 kg
Top part of envelope 90 g/m² Nylon
Lower part of envelope 60 g/m² Nylon
Fabric closest to the burner Nomex
Amount of fabric used at manufacturing 1600 m²


OH-GZM "Gasum"

Lindstrand LBL 90A Manufactured 2010 in Oswestry, England, Lindstrand Hot-Air Balloons Ltd. The basket has space for 2 passengers and the pilot.

Volume 2550 m³
Empty weight (without fuel) 270 kg
Fuel at take-off 60 kg
Passengers 2
Maximum take-off weight 900 kg
Top part of envelope 90 g/m² Nylon
Lower part of envelope 60 g/m² Nylon
Fabric closest to the burner Nomex
Amount of fabric used at manufacturing 1100 m²

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