Name: Mercier I / L’Esprit d’Adventure
Type: Thunder Ax8-105
Serial number: 1147
First flown:
Notes: Operated by The Hot Air Balloon Company Ltd. And then Flying Pictures Ltd. Lindsay Muir flew from Bristol to Précigné in France in G-BUBL on 7th October 1989 breaking new world records for female pilots. In 19hours and 8mins, she flew 447.11kms. Donated to the BBM&L
Credit: Richard Hands/BBM&L

10 December 1987
Moet & Chandon (London) Ltd.

16 June 1998
Cancelled as withdrawn from use.

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