Name: Mercier I / L’Esprit d’Adventure

Type: Thunder Ax8-105

Serial No: 1147

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Cancelled as withdrawn from use.

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