Name: Cumulonimbus
Type: Cameron A-140
Serial number: 45
First flown: 11/08/1972, Saltford, Avon
Notes: 221/8/72. First hot-air balloon crossing of the Alps Registration F-BTVO was re-issued to Cameron balloons. C/n 138 Pictured here at the Worlds at Albuquerque in 1973 as G-AZUW Photograph of this balloon was used for the BBAC logo, designed by Christopher Lewis-Smith Donated to the BBM&L
Credit: Nick Burrows

Date unknown
Cancelled as sold to Kenya – 5Y-SIL

Date unknown
Air Libre SARL. Withdrawn from use.

21 May 1972
Cameron Balloons Ltd

7 June 1973
Cancelled as sold to France. F-WTVO

7 July 1973
Jean Costa de Beauregard as F-BTVO

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