FIRST AROUND THE WORLD.  Cameron is the only brand of balloon to fly around the world – not just once, but twice.
» Breitling: Won: The Last Great Aeronautical Adventure Within the Earth’s Atmosphere.
In March of 1999, this Cameron R-650 Roziere traveled 25,361 miles on a non-stop global journey that took 19 days, 21 hours and 47 minutes to complete, reaching an altitude of 38,507 feet. Piloted by Bertrand Piccard from Switzerland and Brian Jones from Great Britain, the giant silver balloon launched from Chateau-d’Oex on March 1st and landed near D’khla, Egypt, on March 21st.Read on »
» Fossett: Won: The consummate Adventurer flies around the World — Solo.
July 2002: Piloting his Cameron R-550 Roziere, American adventurer Steve Fossett completed the first solo round-the-world flight by balloon. Travelling at speeds that occasionally exceeded 200 miles per hour (320 km/h), Steve also achieved a new time for the shortest circumnavigation.Read on »
Photo credits: Gamma / Marathon Racing