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Cross Channel 2021 Application

Entry Requirements
• Minimum of 50 P1 Hours
• Valid PPL/CPL and balloon documents
• Valid passport
• You must notify your insurance company of the intended flight across the English Channel and receive confirmation from them in the form of an endorsement
• Maximum envelope size permitted is 120,000
• Minimum envelope size permitted is 65,000
• We strongly recommend the use of an inflation tank
• Must have a minimum of 2 hour duration and we strongly recommend a minimum of 3 hours
• Must carry a paper or electronic copy of an air map for Southern England and Northern France, OS Map 179 with BBAC sensitive areas
• Life jackets are compulsory for all persons in the basket
• The carrying of a life raft is optional, due to weight restrictions
• We strongly recommend the carrying of immersion suits for all persons in the basket
• Ensure that all documentation for the balloon is carried in the retrieve vehicle and that passports for all persons flying in the balloon are taken in the basket
• Note to overseas pilots, the pilot in command and/or crew chief must speak English or a translator must be present at all briefings and in the basket during the flight.

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Select your Package
UK Pilot - Anticipated £150


• Nothing to pay at this point
• Return ferry trip for one retrieve vehicle and occupants
• Official Basket Banner
• Official Balloon Pin
• Weather Briefings
Overseas Pilot - Anticipated £250


• Nothing to pay at this point
• Return ferry trip for one retrieve vehicle and occupants
• Official Basket Banner
• Official Balloon Pin
• Weather Briefings
• Up to 300ltrs of propane
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I confirm I am making this application as Pilot In Command, the above is accurate and I agree to abide by the rules of the event as set out in the Pilot Briefing notes to be issued prior to the event