Christmas Long Jump starts on Sunday!

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One last event for 2013 and simply for fun!… December sees the return of the Christmas Long Jump!. The Christmas Long Jump is a competition which is run within the 3-4-40 and any member of the 3-4-40 may compete in it. The Christmas Long Jump … [Continue reading]

Montgolfier Dinner 2013

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A big thank you to all 3-4-40 members who attend the 3-4-40 Montgolfier Dinner last Saturday evening at Donnington Grove. This year we welcomed Robin Batchelor as our guest speaker for the evening who told many stories of his experiences of flying in … [Continue reading]

3-4-40 BBAC Members Participation in the The Queen’s Cup Balloon Race!

MG take off from the Dog House, Frilford Heath near Abingdon.

This year saw a number of pilots from the 3-4-40 Region take part in the Queen's Cup Balloon Race. The competition launched on Saturday 5th October from Queens Square Bristol and would run through till Sunday 6th October at 16:00 with the pilot with … [Continue reading]

Royal County of Berkshire Show 2013

G-TRIG landing after flight from the Berkshire Show

Two flying slots were possible at this years Royal County of Berkshire Show. The first being the Saturday morning slot from the Car Park opposite the showground with seven in total enjoying pleasant flights. Unfortunately no flying was possible on … [Continue reading]

Streatley Glow 2013

Another fantastic evening at the annual Streatley Night Glow. Many Thanks goes to all members who attended in support of the evening. Altogether 13 Balloons were inflated during the evening, some rare and some new to all those ballooning enthusiasts. … [Continue reading]

Woodcote Rally 2013 – 50th Rally Celebrations

Saturday Evening Tether at Woodcote Rally 2013

What a scorcher... The Woodcote Rally 2013 celebrated its 50th anniversary with a fantastic event and for once great weather for flying!. We were delighted to finally get two balloons away on the Saturday evening with Virginia Michel & Colin … [Continue reading]

3-4-40 BBAC – Donnington Grove Flying Weekend – Saturday 13th April & Sunday 14th April

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The 3-4-40 BBAC we will be holding a flying weekend from the Donnington Grove Country Club, Newbury. The Donnington Grove Estate is set in a delightful and secluded position on the outskirts of Newbury and is overlooked by the historic Donnington … [Continue reading]

3-4-40 BBAC AGM 2013 – Donnington Grove Country Club, Newbury

This year the region celebrates its 30th year with the AGM being held on Thursday 11th April 2013 at Donnington Grove Country Club, Newbury. Further details will be confirmed in due course however we do hope that many of you will be able to attend. … [Continue reading]

March Monthly Meeting – Fire Safety

This month we welcome Pete Wolf who will be talking to the region about Fire Safety. A really informative evening and we thank the Dog House Hotel for the use of the conservatory. Usual start time of 19:45 for 20:00, for those of you who have not … [Continue reading]

February Social Meeting – Many Thanks to everyone who attended!

Many Thanks to all who attended the Social Evening, was good to catch up with you all again.Don't forget the AGM is in April! … [Continue reading]