Useful links
Photo courtesy Jannice Baker
NWBAC Facebook Page
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NWBAC Twitter Page
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Weather :: Ballooning Forecast
Aviation service from the Met Office. Requires registration.
Weather :: XC Weather
Handgliders Forecast
Weather :: Met Office
General forecast
Weather :: BBC
BBC general forecast
NATS :: Radio Frequency Reference Cards
Please note that the Frequency Reference Cards are only available as downloads from this page, and will be updated as required.
Pennine Region Balloon Club
Our sister club over the Pennines
British Balloon and Airship Club
This is the first port of call for anyone interested in Hot Air Ballooning, whether as an existing pilot, an aspiring pilot, or someone with a general interest in ballooning as spectator or crew; Hot Air Balloon maintenance and technical matters.
The British Association of Balloon Operators
Although ballooning in the UK has one of the best safety records in the world and is one of the safest forms of aviation; it is prudent to always check you are using a properly licensed operator when you purchase a balloon flight. All BABO members are current holders of an Air Operators Certificate and have signed up to a Code of Conduct to ensure the very highest of standard are met. As a result, all BABO members will strive to provide excellent customer service and care, and use national terms and conditions of sale which are registered with the Office of Fair Trading.
Balloon Events List
A listing of worldwide hot air balloon events, from club grass root events, to the big festivals.
The Civil Aviation Authority
The Civil Aviation Authority is the UK's specialist aviation regulator.
Useful Knots
A page of animated instructions on how to tie common knots.
Balloon Manufacturers - Cameron Balloons
Balloon Manufacturers - Ultramagic
Balloon Manufacturers - Lindstrand
Balloon Manufacturers - Kubicek
Balloon Repairers - Easy Balloons
Hull Aero Club
Linley Hill Airfield, Linley Hill Road, Leven, Beverley, East Yorkshire. Pennine Region hosts for the annual Humber Bridge meet in November. Very friendly club with great club house, and opportunities to learn to fly in a variety of aircraft.
Latest News
Easter Training Weekend: flying scuppered - but a training success!
2024 Year Planner
2023/24 Balloon Meets Entry Fees
Club Members awarded for services to ballooning by BBAC at the AGM
Hawarden Radio Mandatory Zone
News Updates

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