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D-100 before #MAB2017!

100 days left before the launch of Mondial Air Ballons® 2017! From July 21st to 30th, 2017 on Chambley aerodrome (Meurthe-et-Moselle, Grand Est, France) Watch our D-100 teaser on our YouTube channel: Click here Come and join us this summer!
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Media accreditation online!

Notice to regional / national / international journalists, photographers and reporters! You love splendid shows? Come and live 10 days of madness with us! Media accreditation is now available on our website and it’s HERE  
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The new #MAB2017 poster!

#MAB2017: the Grand rendez-vous: towards the stars The #MAB2017 poster gives a foretaste of the spectacle. We gladly imagine ourselves lying on the grass, with the perspective of hundreds of balloons ready for tickling the stars. A breath-taking dream voyage....
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Pilots, ready for take off !

Pilots, ready for take off ! Entries for 2017 edition of Mondial Air Ballons are OPEN*. #MAB2017 “Le Grand Rendez-Vous” is written in your diaries for some time, now, register ! Don’t hesitate any longer, let’s come and share 10...
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#LMAB15 Shop

In 2015, the store is back with many objects and clothing bearing the image of LMAB® and Pilâtre de Rozier. Cap, polo, jacket, jacket, shirt; there is something for all tastes and all prices (and sizes). The collection 2015 is...
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The pilot jacket

An special gift Since 1989, the pilot jacket has always received all the attention from Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation team. This year is no exception to the rule. It will be red, inspired from the jacket “Husky” (quilted jacket). You...
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#LMAB15 on Snapchat

More than 20 years have passed, Pilâtre de Rozier Organization has used his experience to make #LMAB15 (hashtag to remember) the most connected event with its two websites and a dozen of social networks. For the 14th edition, you could...
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Reorganization of Public BallonVille

During LMAB®, Chambley Planet’Air airfield is divided into 4 areas: Public, Pilote, Organisation and Partenaire. They were renamed “BallonVille” by the organizers because when you get to the aerodrome, you go into the capital of ballooning during ten days of...
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Birth of a great man

On March 30th, 1754, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier was born, the first man to fly! In a hot air balloon, he flew with the Marquis of Arlandes. What would be the world without this exceptional scientist who brought his dreams...
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And one more!

This week it is the flag of Belgium that Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation hoisted on the hangar G, the organisers’ offices of LMAB® 2015. The team wholeheartedly hopes the biggest balloons gathering in the world will be the place of...
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“Souvenir” of LMAB® 1999

On August 11th, 1999, the total eclipse of the sun closed LMAB® 1999 which exceptionally lasted 13 days, 16 years ago. It was raining that day… Luckily for a few minutes the clouds opened to reveal the wonderful spectacle that...
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Swiss flag & Solar Impulse 2

This week, Switzerland honors the hangar G of LMAB® 2015. Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation team wished to hoist the red and white flag to congratulate André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard, the Swiss pilots of Solar Impulse 2. They are trying...
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How did LMAB® start?

25 years ago… Remember in 1989, a group of young people began the craziest adventure with “Fraternity 89”. Their most important dream? Organize a huge balloons gathering, bringing together the aerostatic planet in the Lorraine region. In 2015, the challenge...
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LMAB®, number one in the world

The gas station too LMAB® has had a wonderful gas station, the biggest in the world, since 2011 on Chambley Planet’Air airfield! With 150 fuel lines, it is possible to fill the balloons gas tanks in a record time and...
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140 days from the beggining

The interest is growing, from the public, the pilots, media and members of the organization. But the secret is still kept about the contours of the 14th edition. Already the 2015 image and the slogan “Nowhere else” have been divulged....
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Blue, white, red

Last week the United States was honored by its flag on the hangar G. This week, Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation hoisted the one of its country, France. The colors blue, white and red sit proudly on the main building of...
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One flag for each nation

D-150 before LMAB® 2015 Every week, we will hoist a different flag on the building of the LMAB® organizers, the colors of a nation that participates in the first one international balloons gathering. We begin with USA as Chambley Planet’Air...
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Pilots’ Square: full soon

Every day since the registrations opening in June 2014, the places in Pilots’ Square become rare commodities. You must not wait too long to register and book your location near the briefing hall and the launching area. A chance to...
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Win a balloon flight!

Even if the show is primarily on the ground, you are still numerous to want discovering the landscape from the air. Between 150 and 1000 meters, the vision is amazing. As in 2013, Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation brings into play...
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The Albuquerque trip to Lorraine

A team from The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is working on the project to discover France and especially LMAB® 2015 for Americans. This tour would concern about forty people who will be received during the next edition of the event....
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In Lorraine, “Nowhere else…”

Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® 2015 is in Lorraine region, “Nowhere else...”, aviation land par excellence (we never tire of recall it). The region where was born the first man to fly, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier. This year promises to be...
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Best wishes

For the end of the year, the team Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation is pleased to wish you happy holidays with your family and friends. In a few months, the 14th edition of Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® will come back in...
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231 years ago…

231 years ago, on November 21st 1783, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier made the first human flight in a hot air balloon with the Marquis of Arlandes. Roll on LMAB® 2015 to celebrate it!
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Lorraine honored in Mexico

The International Balloons Festival in León (Mexico) had invited the Lorraine region and LMAB® at the 14th edition of the event. In the city of 1.5 million inhabitants, the annual festival takes place in a crazy atmosphere, combining music, festivities,...
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Less than J-300

The Pilâtre de Rozier team hurries up for everything to be perfect from July 24th to August 2nd, 2015 in Lorraine. For this 14th edition, the organizers back to basics: gathering the world for an extraordinary event that we can’t...
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The owner of Head Balloons in Lorraine

Tarp Head, creator and owner of the American company Head Balloons, located in Helen, near Atlanta (Georgia / USA) visits his French representative. This company manufactures balloons for the whole world since the 1980s. Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation is the...
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LMAB® 2015 poster

“Nowhere else…” is the slogan of LMAB® 2015. Finally…the poster! 365 days before the beginning, like you we are looking forward to it. Soon the website, the pilots can already register. And for those who are in holidays, who come...
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Free Jump

For the 13th edition of LMAB®, make the big jump with “Free Jump” on July 27th and 28th in BallonVille Public! Live an extraordinary experience! FREE activity during two days. More information: http://www.freejump.fr
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Slogan #LMAB15

Change of direction for the slogan of Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® 2015. It will look like the magical place of the biggest balloons gathering in the world, “Nowhere else…”! Any pilot on the planet will confirm that, the best place...
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Slogan #LMAB15

Change of direction for the slogan of Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® 2015. It will look like the magical place of the biggest balloons gathering in the world, “Nowhere else…”! Any pilot on the planet will confirm that, the best place...
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D-500 before LMAB® 2015

The 14th edition of Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® will take place from July 24th to August 2nd, 2015. For several months the main lines are being imagined while the balances of 2013 are completing. You could discover soon the slogan...
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Happy new year

At the beginning of the year, the team Pilâtre de Rozier is pleased to send you its best wishes for 2014. A year of preparation for Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® which will be full of surprises. Already you can write...
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Editorial of August 5th

49 nations, 1,207 pilots and 983 balloons were recorded during ten days, representing an average of 383 balloons for each flight. On Saturday 3th (morning), 10 mass ascents have been successful for 9 canceled due to bad weather. After two...
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Editorial of August 5th

49 nations, 1,207 pilots and 983 balloons were recorded during ten days, representing an average of 383 balloons for each flight. On Saturday 3th (morning), 10 mass ascents have been successful for 9 canceled due to bad weather. After two...
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Two world records for LMAB®

The 13th edition will not be the one that will save the biggest number of mass ascents, but two world records were successful. The first mass ascent in less than an hour with 408 balloons. And the great line with...
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Editorial of August 4th

Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® 2013 remains the biggest gathering of hot air balloons in the world… The 13th edition, which ends on August 4th on Chambley Planet’Air (Meurthe-et-Moselle – Lorraine – France), has accumulated records, but it had to face...
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The 7th day, the magic is in heaven

Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation is very happy. Last night, 408 balloons have invaded the skies of Chambley same time as the stars twinkled in the eyes of spectators. And this morning, there are 391 balloons met together aligned before taking...
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Attempt of world record

Yesterday was very emotional on the aerodrome of Chambley Planet’Air. Between the official opening with the President of Lorraine region and the attempt of world record, the visitors were not bored! While Mr. Dzelebdzic (the bailiff) counts the balloons via...
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Tomer Sisley jumps at LMAB®

Prestigious guests are present today on the aerodrome of Chambley Planet’Air. The astronaut Jean-François Clervoy, the aviation expert and air poet Gérald Feldzer, and the French actor Tomer Sisley were here. The Largo Winch hero has even jumped from the...
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Welcome to LMAB® 2013

After 22 months of preparation, the team Pilâtre de Rozier is extremely pleased to welcome you at this 13th edition! Remember the Pilots’ Parade takes place at 6 pm, and after the first mass ascent.
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Regional Council of Lorraine Day

The day dedicated to the Regional Council of Lorraine, the main partner, is on July 27th. The inauguration is scheduled at 5 p.m. An opportunity to showcase all the actors of the festival. This Saturday, July 31st and August 3rd,...
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Offices are changing

As Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® approaches, an intense activity reigns in the offices and hanagrs of Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation. 24/7 the teams take turns to develop the last details of the 13th edition. An ambitious challenge to complete on...
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New entrances for everybody

For a better welcome of public during Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® 2013, parking lots were redeveloped. Please note that the public entrance will be from south of the Chambley Planet’Air aerodrome (from the village named Saint-Julien-lès-Gorze). Guests, buses and motorcycles...
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The Village of Sport

In partnership with the Regional Council of Lorraine (the Sport Direction) and CROSL (Regional Olympic and Sports Committee of Lorraine), a Village of Sport will be located on the balcony during Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons® 2013. It will bring together...
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