Classifieds

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Balloons

VH-FLP (Cameron N-56)

Posted 26.05.2018

Cameron N-56 balloon with hyperlast tri-vent and upper blue section. Has rotation vents. Complete with Cameron Lite basket, single Shadow burner and 3 x Worthington cylinders. Annual recently completed with 220 hours logged.

Asking price: Selling system for AUD $9,900.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


ZK-FBI (KAVANAGH E-180)

Posted 29.08.2014

Built Jan 2002

Envelope:  Kavanagh E-180 with HTN 90 top (391 hrs) has never exceeded   9  Persons on board.

Basket:  Kavanagh T Partition Basket (670 hrs) still very straight with no lean.  (3) 

Tanks: 3off 82 L cylinders = 2 master and 1 slave

Burner:  Kavanagh double burner.

Asking price: Open to offers, will consider swap or trade for smaller balloon.

Contact:  David Barrow

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Envelopes

None at present


Baskets with Burners

VH-SDY-AerialBasketViewComplete bottom end from VH-SDY

Updated 04.08.2017

Complete bottom end of Kavanagh D-84 VH-SDY ( Serendipity) for sale. Could suit student pilot.

Includes basket (serial no BA 019), twin burner (KBS BU020), Honda 5HP GX140 inflator fan & vinyl fan cover, four Worthington tanks, trailor (Vic Rego D89-096) with removable enclosed top & Kavanagh vinyl basket cover.

Annual required on all gear incl. burner hoses and 10 yearly required on gas bottles. Log book available.

All items in VG condition for age.

Selling as is, all items together $4,500 ONO.

Located at The Basin, VIC 3154.

Contact Jenny Burgess on 0418 513 835 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

VH-SDY-Trailor VH-SDY Fan Adj

Baskets

Basket View 1Antique Balloon Basket (Melbourne)

Updated 31.10.2017

Antique balloon basket for sale in Melbourne

Size is 1350H x 1400W x 700D

Selling for $1,200.

Located at The Basin, VIC 3154.

Contact Mark Lester on 0438 506 554

Basket View 2 Basket View 3

Burners

None at present


Tanks

None at present

Fans

None at present

Wanted

WANTED: A complete balloon.

A complete balloon approx 180 in size, preferably already on a trailer. Please email details ie Make model hours etc to me and any recent photos and your contact details. I am a FIFO contractor so not always contactable by phone.

John Senge - 0411 775 463 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


WANTED: Complete 77 or smaller.

Complete system wanted. Will consider anything 77 or under that is airworthy and has a 100hrs left in it.

Contact Eva on 0487 230 708.


WANTED: 3.5 OR 5HP FAN

I am after a 3.5 or 5hp inflation fan. The 11hp one that I have is just too big for my hoppers.

Steve Griffin

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Positions Vacant

Class 1 Commercial Balloon Pilot Special OfferCairns Hot Air Balloon Company logo

Posted: 24 June 2017

Raging Thunder Balloon Adventures Pty Ltd (trading as Cairns Hot Air Balloon Co. AOC 520686) are offering the opportunity of a lifetime - to live and work in tropical Far North Queensland for Australia’s largest adventure company!

In addition to our Commercial Balloon Pilot vacancy currently listed on the ABF website (see below),we have an exciting opportunity for any Commercial balloon pilot Class 1 (Post or Pre September 2014).

We are offering an opportunity for a Class 1 Commercially Licenced Pilot endorsed on up to & including 120,000 cu ft balloons to join our comprehensive in-house pilot training program, allowing you to advance your flying career by moving through the Class Ratings into flying the larger balloons, up to 450,000 cu ft. We will sponsor your advance from 120,000 cu ft into the 260,000 cu ft and above by providing you the opportunity to accumulate your Charter hours in our operation.

The position on offer is for a long-term commitment of 4 years plus, and we encourage any candidate who feels they are suitable to meeting the criteria above to our Chief Pilot, Steve Hawke.

We hold ourselves to the highest commitment to safety, and require strict compliance with a comprehensive Drug & Alcohol Management Plan from all of our employees.

We're looking for the right candidate for this position, and have an attractive salary package on offer. Contact us today to discuss your new career and lifestyle!

Chief Pilot Steve Hawke

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Mail: PO Box 1825,
Mareeba QLD 4880.

 


CHIEF PILOT WANTEDCairns Hot Air Balloon Company logo

Posted 31 July 2018

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Chief Pilot to join our Commercial Hot Air Balloon Operations in Mareeba has become available.

Raging Thunder Balloon Adventures is one of the larger Commercial Balloon Operators in the world, with the capacity to carry 150+ people per day with some of the most reliable flying weather conditions in Australia for balloon operations. This is your opportunity to make your mark on the industry with the ability to accrue experience as a Chief Pilot for one of the largest ballooning operators in Australia, as Mareeba is renown as the place to grow your balloon flying career.

Daily management of a small team of highly experienced Pilots and Crew, as well as maintaining the high level of safety culture which is present in our ballooning operation are essential roles you will be required to carry out. As the Chief Pilot you will be the main point of contact for CASA and the Cairns/Wollongong management team, the establishment of building solid relationships will be imperative in running a seamless and successful balloon operation.

Due to the nature of this position, contract and package arrangements will be open to negotiation for the right candidate.

Essential Qualifications:

  1. Australian Commercial Balloon Pilot Licence Class 2 (Post September 2014) or​ Class 4 rating (Pre September 2014).
  2. Rated in Balloons up to and including 450,000 cu ft.
  3. Maintenance Authority Holder.
  4. Instructor or examiner ratings and experience – both CASA and ABF.
  5. Ability to meet CASA Chief Pilot requirements and qualifications and pass the required CASA Approval process (CAO 82.7 Appendix 2).

Desirable Qualifications / Experience:

  1. Experience with target flying.
  2. HAAMC.
  3. DAMP Supervisor.
  4. Weight Control Officer.
  5. Fatigue Risk Management System knowledge/understanding.

We hold ourselves to the highest commitment to safety and require strict compliance with a comprehensive Drug and Alcohol Management Plan from all of our employees.

If you wish to be considered for this rare opportunity, please email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Written applications can be posted to Sharne Waerea, Experience Co, PO Box 1109 Cairns QLD 4870.

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.

 


Commercial Pilot (Hunter Valley)Wine Country Ballooning logo

Posted 7 Dec 2018

Wine Country Ballooning in the NSW Hunter Valley are seeking licenced commercial balloon pilots with commercial experience for a short-term relief role (mainly weekend work) with the possibility of leading to further future employment. In order to be considered you must hold a minimum Class 1 rating for flying our Kavanagh 240. A clear flying record with a commitment to safety and excellent customer service is a must.

Interested applicants to email their expression of interest including CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


Books


None at present

Accessories

SELF-ADHESIVE COMPASS ROSES

Posted 28.04.2014

Precision CAD drafted in a range of sizes and designs on transparent film. A4 sheet. Great mapping tool for both pilots and retrieve crew.


Design CR1 (below) has 1 x 18 cm dia. and 2 x 8cm dia. Roses. $5 per sheet + post.


Design CR2 (below) 6 x 8cm dia. and 2 x 6cm dia. Roses. $5 per sheet + post.

Contact: Les Springett
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m: 0429 201 749

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