Hand made

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We have just received more pictures of the Tibet Balloon under construction. In these latest pictures you can see how much the balloon envelope has grown and how the vibrant colours of Tibet will really stand out. Very careful attention … Continued

Snow lions are born

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We have just received the first images of the Tibet Balloon being built! Here you can see the first individual panels that make up the envelope being sown together. The artwork shown depicts one of the snow lions on the … Continued

G-TBET

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Just like any aircraft, a hot air balloon has to have a registration number so that it can be identified. We have been very lucky to secure a special registration for the Tibet Balloon. The balloon will be based and operated … Continued

All sewn up

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Following on from our earlier post, people have been asking how a hot air balloon is constructed. The fabric part of the balloon is called the envelope. The envelope is, in simple terms, a very strong spider’s web. This is … Continued

Balloon on order

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We have some fantastic news… Thanks to the generous support of a special group of people who shared our vision we are delighted to announce that the Tibet Balloon has been ordered and is now being built! The balloon will … Continued