Balloons over Waikato 2020: 17th – 21st March

Benoit Lambert

Belgium

Benoit Lambert

Balloon Name: Darth Vader
Pilot Name: Benoit Lambert
Team Name: Darth Vader
Place of Residence: Belgium
Occupation: Manager of Pearl Balloon
What got you into ballooning/becoming a pilot? I followed my dad and started ballooning at as crew and 18 as a pilot.
What has been your best flying experience to date? First fly over Canberra, Australia
What's the best thing about being a pilot of a Hot Air Balloon? Freedom!
What has been your biggest ballooning achievement so far? Crossing the English Channel by Balloon.
What is your ultimate goal in ballooning? Fly on every continent.
Tell us something interesting, different or personal about your balloon. He uses the force!