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Air Cadet Balloon Race Results

121 (Nuneaton) Squadron ran a Balloon Race during the 30 Signals regiment open day at Bramcote barracks near Nuneaton on Sunday 06th July. Some of you may have been fortunate enough to have been able to buy a ticket prior to the event or you may have thrown caution to the wind and splashed out on a balloon on the day and had the pleasure of releasing it yourself.

We can now announce that we have had lots of tickets returned by post and that the balloon that travelled the furthest distance of 144 miles was balloon number 0964 which was found near Redcar on the north east cost.
Prizewinners in the 2009 Air Cadet Balloon Race are:


Balloon Number

Distance Miles


1 st



E Tunnicliffe

2 nd



N Easterlow

3 rd



I King

Winning Balloon Finder

Vicky Barnes

We have plotted the position in which all the returned tickets were found. Click on the map to see where they all landed.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone from the Wing and within the local community who took part in our Balloon Race for their support.

Balloon Race - Cadets  release the next batch of balloons from the Air Cadet stand - Click to enlarge

Click on the map to see where the balloons landed

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