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someone who flies a balloon

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Wind, clouds, thermals and time of day are taken into account by the balloonist, and aren't always conducive to hunting.
4 (BNA): "The King of Bahrain Balloon" has been launched by Emirati balloonists team during its second tour from Poland simultaneously with the launching of "Emirates Balloon" in expression of the huge appreciation of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the people of Bahrain on the part of Emirati youths, hailing His Majesty's efforts in boosting the Gulf development march and His Majesty's interaction and openness towards the peoples of the world.
Primarily Windham (as he was always known) is of interest to me as the balloonist son of James Sadler, the very first English balloonist, who was from Oxford, where I live.
Sympathisers included Virgin boss and fellow balloonist Richard Branson.
Balloonists use special, strong balloons that you can't buy in a regular store.
I am" replies the balloonist, "but how did you know?
It has led to The Balloonist - a 10-track concept album with an accompanying 10-issue comic book series.
Trifonov is a balloonist who considered a similar project for many years; but he felt he had become too old to realize his dream," Baumgartner said in the interview.
But his poignant tribute remained a family secret for 15 years - until a hot-air balloonist recently captured this amazing aerial picture.
In one poem, she invents a story of a balloonist who "lands by accident" on "an imaginary island, the perfect system.
On June 4, 2011, Bobby took to the skies to become the youngest hot air balloonist ever to fly solo.
RECORDBREAKER British balloonist David Hempleman-Adams flies his tiny helium balloon to claim two world records
Fossett was a record-setting balloonist, sailor and pilot who completed nonstop flights around the world.
Supporters of missing Japanese hot air balloonist Michio Kanda said yesterday they still hoped to find a clue to his whereabouts after the US Coast Guard suspended its search in the North Pacific.
The gravely ill balloonist mutters about seeing strange flying creatures, and at first Matt thinks he's raving.