Bob Berben (Belgium)
A well-known balloonist, and since 1985 also flight instructor and examiner.
taken part in numerous meetings around the world and has flown more than
1250 hours in hot air balloons and gas balloons. Bob started his career
in aviation in 1969 and can write approximately 15.000 flight hours in
various types of airplanes to his name.
Gasballooning he learned from Willi Eimers, one of the greatest experts on this discipline and several times winner of the Gordon Bennett race.
Gas Balloon :
Gordon Bennett :
Worlds Gas :
On February 14th, 2004 he broke together with Benoit Siméons the Belgian altitude record AX-10. (12106,17 meter)