Help needed

Special thanks to the hundreds of people who helped me with the site by supplying pictures and information.
Together with them I try to keep my site as up to date as possible.

In the tabs below you find different methods on how you can help. Please take some time to have a look at them.

If you have additional information about special shapes (new or old, listed or not listed), please contact me by mail or fill in the special shape form below.


Registration:
Balloon name:
Shape:
Manufacturer:
Type:
Serialnumber:
Year of construction:
Volume:
Pilot:
Operator:
Owner:
Website:
Email:
First flight (place and date):
 

Your Name:
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Additional information:

Pictures can be sent as attachment to bart@specialshapes.nu.

We are missing the registration number (and other information) of some balloons we do have a picture of.
If you can help us with this information, please contact me.

u02
U02 (out of service)

u03
U03 (out of service)

u04
U04
The Balloon Works

u05
U05 (out of service)

u06
U06 (out of service)

u07
U07 (out of service)
The Balloon Works

u08
U08 - "Flo" (out of service)
Stokes - year 1976
Hot air superpressure balloon

u10
U10 - "Hot Apple Fly"
The Balloon Works
Owner: Jim Hendershot, Greenville, SC

u13
U13 (out of service)
year 1998 - volume 2500 m³
Owner/Operator: Vladimir Karnauhov, Feodosia (Ukraine)
Pilot: Vladimir Karnauhov, Feodosia (Ukraine)
First flight: May 1998

u15
U15 - "Madonna" (out of service)
Boland

u16
U16 - "Replica" (out of service)
Chaize

u17
U17 (out of service)
Boland

u18
U18 - "Lipton Sun Spree Strawberry" (out of service)
Aerostar
Pilot: Kevin B. Poeppelman, Clarksburg, MD

u20
U20 - "Philips Softone" (out of service)

u21
U21 - "Replica" (out of service)
Cameron

u22
U22 - "Maxwell House" (out of service)
Cameron
Out of service.

u23
U23 - "Mahatma Ghandi"" (out of service)

u25
U25 - "Boombox" (out of service)
The Balloon Works

u26
U26 - "Diet Pepsi" (out of service)
Cameron

u31
U31 (out of service)

u33
U33 (out of service)
The Balloon Works
Owner/Operator: Champagne Balloon Adventures, Alexandria Bay, NY
Website: www.balloonadventures.com - E-mail: info@balloonadventures.com

u35
U35
China ?

u36
U36
China ?

u37
U37
China ?

 

Below you will find a list of balloons without a picture in the database.
If you can help me finding a picture, please contact me.


 Austria
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
oe-aze Cornetto Cameron Cornetto O-65
oe-zbs Cornetto Cameron Cornetto O-65
oe-zcb Gösser Beer Stein Cameron Gosser Glass 90
oe-zce Cornetto Cameron Cornetto 66
oe-zcu Sugar can Cameron Can 100

 Canada
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
c-foru Molson Canadian Light Balloon Aerostar S-55A
c-fpij Yellow Pages Colt Flying Open Book
c-fula Raindrop Cameron Raindrop 77
c-grrt(2) Tony the Tiger Cameron Tiger 77

 France
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
f-gaza Thunder AX7-65 Plug
f-geae Thunder AX3 Replique Charles et Renard
f-gflz Replica Thunder AX8-105Z
f-ggfk Replica Thunder AX8-105Z

 Germany
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
d-otab Twinny Schroeder Fire Balloons Gasflasche

 Japan
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
ja-a0036 Zeppelin BX9
ja-a0049
ja-a0111 Ax7
ja-a0285 Mickey Cameron Mickey
ja-a0304 Sagawa Truck Cameron
ja-a0478 Cameron Doll
ja-a0515 Colt Flying Yacht

 Russia
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
ra-09 Vodovzvodnaya Tower of Kremlin Interavia
ra-12 Grenade Augur AC
ra-13 YA Augur AC
ra-14 WW2 Observation Balloon Augur AC

 South Africa
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
zs-hpr(1) Flamboyant SS Shield
zs-hya Colt Whisky Bottle 60

 Switzerland
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
hb-bkn Ragusa Chocolate Cameron Candy 75
hb-bla Swatch Watch Cameron Watch 90
hb-bqe Light Bulb Aerostar W100LB
hb-qoc Colt Flying Shuttle Cock

 UK
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
g-bhrk AMC Colt Saucepan 56
g-bngu Cardinal Golfball Cameron Golf 76
g-bpvr Battery Colt Flying Battery
g-bsmw Pott's Ballon Colt Flying Lager Bottle
g-bwwl Colt Flying Egg
g-bxek Koala Cameron A-315
g-bxnr Bibendum Colt Bibendum 110
g-bxxj Yacht Colt Flying Yacht
g-fluf Lindstrand LBL Bunny
g-fone Colt Cityman
g-oals Football Colt Football
g-shak Cameron Cabin

 USA
Registration Name Manufacturer Type
n-1995p Cameron US Can 56
n-20367 Coffee Can Cameron Can 56
n-2039c Maxwell House Coffee Can Cameron US Can 56
n-2052x Cameron US Can 90
n-2063z Cameron US Can 90
n-3596x Can Aerostar 90C
n-3640f Freixenet Champagne Bucket Aerostar XP
n-432pp(1) Cameron Can 56
n-432pp(2) Cameron Can 56
n-439p(1) Cameron Can 56
n-439pp(2) Cameron Can 56
n-4506h C3 Gasser Cameron US Tank 77
n-4510w Cameron JDCC-90
n-6060j Golf Ball Cameron Golf 76
n-80727 Cameron US SHOE 90
n-87rt Grocery bag Thunder & Colt Paper Bag 65
n-90536 Aerostar S-57SS
n-90856 The Balloon Works C7
n-95034 Mickey Mouse Cameron Mickey 90