Pilot Program

Thursday, July 20th
09:00 am-07:00 pm: Pilots reception


Friday, July 21st
09:00 am-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
02:30 pm-05:00 pm: Gas station
05:30 pm: First briefing
06:30 pm: First mass balloon ascent
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station
09:30 pm: Stars observation evening


Saturday, July 22th

05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: Mass balloon ascent
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
05:00 pm: Official Opening
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station
09:30 pm: Model balloons night show


Sunday, July 23rd

05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: “The Great Line”
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
11:00 am: Mass of Nations
(chapel of the site)
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station
09:30 pm: Model balloons night show

Monday, July 24th
Beginning of the 15th MAB® Trophy
05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: Mass balloon ascent & competitions
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent
& “Passing the burner” Challenge
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station
09:30 pm: Model balloons night show


Tuesday, July 25th

05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: Mass balloon ascent & competitions
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent & competitions
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station
09:30 pm: Model balloons night show


Wednesday, July 26th

05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: Mass balloon ascent & competitions
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent & competitions
08:30 pm-00:00 am: Gas station
09:30 pm: Special evening “Night Line”


Thursday, July 27th

05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: Mass balloon ascent & competitions
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent
& “Very Old Burners” Challenge
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station
09:30 pm: Model balloons night show


Friday, July 28th

05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: Mass balloon ascent & competitions
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent & competitions
End of the 15th MAB® Trophy
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station
09:30 pm: Stars observation evening


Saturday, July 29th

05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: Mass balloon ascent
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
04:00 pm-05:00 pm: Gas purge
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
05:00 pm: Award ceremony
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station
09:30 pm: Model balloons night show


Sunday, July 30th

05:00 am-07:00 am: Pilots reception
05:15 am-07:00 am: Breakfast
05:45 am: Briefing
06:15 am: Mass balloon ascent
08:30 am-11:30 am: Gas station
10:00 am-12:00 pm: Pilots reception
11:00 am: Mass of Fraternity (chapel of the site)
04:00 pm-05:00 pm: Gas purge
04:00 pm-07:00 pm: Pilots reception
06:00 pm: Briefing
06:30 pm: Mass balloon ascent
08:30 pm-11:30 pm: Gas station