Matt Ragg

Shiner

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What is your occupation? Contractor

What made you want to become a balloon pilot? Lifelong interest in aviation.

What has been your best flying experience to date?A two hour flight in my hometown of Palmerston with my son Hugh.

If you could fly anywhere in the world, where would it be? Scotland.

What is your ultimate goal in ballooning? Keep having fun.

What is the coolest thing about your balloon? It's colour, shape and size.