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Courageous, record breaking balloon pilot Julian Nott

Old 22nd Apr 2019, 19:48
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Courageous, record breaking balloon pilot Julian Nott

Julian Nott, the courageous, talented aviator dies in hospital following a soft balloon touchdown.

Scientist and Aviator Julian Nott Dies After a Bizarre Accident | LTA-Flight Magazine

A remarkable man who risked his life to push the envelope of ballooning, sadly his extraordinary career is somewhat overshadowed by a bizarre accident following a soft touchdown in an experimental capsule.

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Old 27th Apr 2019, 09:05
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I saw an obit for Julian in the Telegraph. A sad end to a life very well lived. The flight is never over until the aircraft is chocked or hangared.
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