News 2002 Archive
St. Gallen Cathedral - the most complicated special shape built at Kubicek Balloons.
Airborn on 1st December 2002.
Volume: 3100 m3.
Height of the towers: 25,6 m, base dimensions: 25,4 x 10,9 m.
Will fly in Switzerland, project of Mr. Martin Zimmermann in cooperation with our representative Patrik Schmidle.
For more info see press release. [pdf document 225 kB]
Fly the finest fabric - Fly Kubicek Polyester
Seeking some more info about Kubicek Polyester balloon fabric? See .pdf file in Documents.
Suding Pig - base BB37 with Smart Vent, built for German market, dealer Stratos ballooning.
Fox Head - base BB30, registred in Austria, built for Austrian and German market, dealer Flaggl ballooning.
Grand Prix - the very new Kubicek type BB20GP, certified just before the highest competition season. Balloon was flown by Crispin Williams having entered all important world competitions 2002. New season 2003 continues with Hiroki Miyata, our new partner in Japan. Good luck!
Diego Criado del Rey Sáez, new Kubicek Balloons representative in Spain overtaking Dealers Accreditation in Brno in mid July. Congratulations and crossing fingers in quite difficult area...
Crispin Williams has joined Kubicek Balloons.
11th April 2002 busy day at Stratos Ballooning.
6 bottom ends and 5 envelopes from Kubicek production inspected - the biggest ever german Balony Kubicek "meeting".
Special shape Budweiser Jug III
s/n 185, type BB-KRIGL, volume 2.600 m3, for Budvar Czech Republic, pilot V. Otras
Our artwork on a balloon for Peter Blaser, Switzerland.
Light fabric balloon envelope was produced in the U.S., in gores sent to Czech for creating the most complicated artwork ever done at Kubicek Balloons. Picture of P. Blaser from the first presentation.
Record again with Kubicek Balloon - Femine this time!
Irene Hohmann supported by Flaggl ballooning with Apfelwirt balloon which was built last year for our Austrian representative Peter Flaggl reached new German record in all three femine categories!
Very interesting type of basket used for this successful attempt was designed in Germany by FESTO (Prof. Axel Thallemer).
|Performance:||Duration:||05:47 h||(previous: 05:16)|
|Distance:||321,3 km||(279,1 km)|
|Altitude:||3.893 m||(not set before)|
Balloon: Apfelwirt BB37 (3700 m3), category AX9
Course/location: Bad Mitterndorf, Austria - Toponar (Hungary)
Date: 29. January 2002
New dealer accreditation:
Patrik Schmidle, another most important dealer join us! After 135 british balloons sold to Switzerland we have a pleasure to welcome him in our dealer team. Good luck, Patrick and thank you again for your confidence.
Stratos Balloning / Kubicek Balloons - New balloons demonstration.
Stratos is the first Kubicek balloon registered in Germany! Maiden flights during Mauterndorf meeting 12. - 19. 1. 2002. We wish you many soft landings.