17th Hot Air Balloon European Cup and the 21st Women’s World Cup in the Charente region from 2 to 7 August 2011
20 Km away from Le Relais is Mainfonds, a small city of Charente where is held every two years a large gathering of balloons in a fun and competition.
From 2 to 7 August 2011 - European and World Cups
The 17th Hot Air Balloon European Cup and the 21st Women’s World Cup is a double event in the Charente :
A competition with 57 balloons, 57 crews consisting of a pilot
and two teammates, a collector and a crew to help with the installation of the balloon
A Fiesta party, with 18 balloons, made up of a pilot and a crew. These are for balloon first flights of partners, sponsors and the public.
Take-off of the 70 balloons are approximately the same time. However, land take-off will be quite distinct depending on whether competition balloons or leisure balloons.
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