Aircraft Photo of G-AVJR | Abingdon Free Gas Balloon | AirHistory.net #4794
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-AVJR
Aircraft Original Type:Abingdon Free Gas Balloon
Aircraft Generic Type:Abingdon Free Gas Balloon
Aircraft Version:Abingdon Free Gas Balloon
C/n (msn):AFB.3
Location
City / Area:Nottingham / Wollaton Park [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Nottingham Festival 1971
 
Photo Date:17 July 1971
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 4794
Photo Comment

Whilst the CAA lists this as a hot air ballooon it is evidently not. Named Omega II it had a volume of 590 cubic metres and, If my memory serves me correctly, it used coal gas. It was written off on 28th February 1978. Seen at Wollaton Park.

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