Thanks

01.09.2013

The organization team of the 57th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett would like to thank the sponsors, the partners, the technical teams of the local authorities and their staff, and finally all the volunteers for having taken part ...

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Official results

29.08.2013

The official results of the 57th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett...

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Provisional results

29.08.2013

Provisional results of the 57th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett...

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Equipment also makes a difference

28.08.2013

High-level competitions improve technologies. In car racing and sailing, disciplines close to ballooning, high-level competitors have always participated in the evolution of equipments...

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Great French victory during the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett

28.08.2013

The French Team FRA-1, Vincent Leÿs (Nord of France) / Christophe Houver (Lorraine – East of France) won on Wednesday the 57th edition of the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, beating Germany and Switzerland, eternal challengers. FRA-1 at the end of the competition was the only one in the sky, after the two other teams have given up on Tuesday evening (GER-2, Zenge / Eimers, in Rabalde – Portugal, at 6:00 pm and SUI-1, Frieden / Witprächtiger, in La Baneza – Spain, at 8:00 pm)...

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The victorious team

28.08.2013

FRA-1: Vincent Leÿs and Christophe Houver...

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End of the Iberian contest: The French crew is the only survivor of the Gordon Bennett Competition

27.08.2013

On Tuesday, 20 pm (French hour), the remaining French crew in the 57th edition of the aeronautic competition known as Gordon Bennett is still flying over the Spanish territory...

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More than 5500 people on the Web to follow the start at 5:45 am

27.08.2013

The takeoff live of the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett has been followed by more than 550...

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Problems on the website Gordon Bennett

27.08.2013

Comments more or less flattering were posted on the chat about “live tracking” and the website...

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After the competition

27.08.2013

On August 31st, a big day for pilots...

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Last news at 11:00 am

27.08.2013

3 teams are still in the race...

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FRA-2 in top 5 of the competition

26.08.2013

GER-1 has just landed that means FRA-2 is on the top 5 of the competition!

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Last news of 57e Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett at 8 pm

25.08.2013

Seven crews of the 57th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett had landed at 07:00 p.m. (local time)...

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Last balloons takeoffs

25.08.2013

More than ten balloons took off at 7:30 pm...

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6 landed balloons

25.08.2013

Last information...

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First start at 5:45 a.m.

25.08.2013

In 45 minutes, from 5:45 a.m., the 18 balloons flew...

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A formal launch

25.08.2013

18 balloons will be moved around the official podium in front of the media and the sports authorities...

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URGENT - Takeoff at 5:30 a.m.

25.08.2013

End of briefing, Markus Haggeney announces the first takeoff at 5:30 a.m...

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URGENT - Briefing at 4 a.m.

25.08.2013

Official news: the briefing will take place at 4 a.m...

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Soon the start

25.08.2013

The tension is increasing, 17 inflated balloons...

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Rhythm is speeding up...

25.08.2013

Twelve gas balloons are inflating right now...

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Takeoff early on Sunday morning

25.08.2013

Markus Haggeney announced at 10 pm, during the briefing, the beginning of the inflation of the gas balloons...

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Record of distance

24.08.2013

The record of distance will be beaten during this edition? For the moment....

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Next briefing at 10 p.m.

24.08.2013

The next one is scheduled at 10 p.m...

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Good news of briefing!

24.08.2013

Good news! The pilot briefing took place from 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm...

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D-Day for the departure of Gordon Bennett 2013 (copie)

24.08.2013

Flight of 17 hot-air balloons from the site of Grand Nancy Tomblaine aeropole. It was this morning at 7.30 am. A very nice flight according to pilots and passengers who had the opportunity to take the airs. Morever, Brian Jones, guest of honour of organizer, flew among balloons with replica of Breitling Orbiter 3 

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Opening ceremony Gordon Bennett 2013!

23.08.2013

Beautiful triumphant departure for the 57th edition "Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett" on "Aéropôle Grand Nancy Tomblaine" (Meurthe-et-Moselle – Lorraine – Est de la France).

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D-1 before the start of the race !

23.08.2013

On aeropole Grand Nancy at Tomblaine, final preparations are going well.

From Friday evening 20:00, the draw for pilots (takeoff order) will be conducted...

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D-10!

13.08.2013

Nous sommes aujourd’hui à 10 jours de l’ouverture de la 57ème édition de la Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett. Les équipages vont commencer à ...

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Gordon Bennett 2013 officially launched!

17.05.2013

Back to the press conference presenting the 57th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett 2013.

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Team France for the 57th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett

07.05.2013

The team of France is known for the 57th edition of the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett.

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20 teams from 10 countries

04.03.2013

Today March 4, 2013, the call for nominations that ended Feb. 15, we know the countries that participate in the next edition of the Gordon Bennett ...

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