The World’s First Glass-Bottomed Hot Air Balloon

The view from the world’s first glass-bottomed hot air balloon as Christian Brown takes it on its maiden voyage over Bath, UK to kick off the 2010 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

The basket was the brainchild of pilot Christian Brown – who has 18 years experience flying balloons – and admitted the flight was a ”terrifying experience”.

The World's First Glass-Bottomed Hot Air Balloon

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