Abu Dhabi: The UAE Hot Air Balloon has made waves in Europe, winning the cup of 28th Poland International Hot Air Balloon Festival.
The UAE balloonists outperformed their European rivals, especially those from France and Norway.
Captain Abdul Aziz Al Mansouri, Pilot of UAE Balloon, stated after his return home from Poland, that the team, flying a balloon carrying portrait of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces, had put splendid show to harvest the title.
He paid tribute to Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, for his substantial support for the team Abdul Rahman Naqi, Team Manager, said the team was bracing to capture title of Khalifa Balloon during the 6th UAE Balloon Championship next December 2012.
The UAE hot air balloon’s vision is to bring the peaceful message of the United Arab Emirates to other countries around the globe using the majesty and dignity of ballooning