From£12,050€14,220140T - CB991 BasketEnquire
The Cameron Balloons CB991 basket arrangement offers two passenger compartments separate from the Pilot and fuel cylinders. A very popular design for family or small groups, allowing great visability from all. Also light but robust, especially for road transport.
Perfect for those wanting that exclusive feeling when flying high above beautiful countryside or daring to adventure in the Alpine regions. This basket with it's offset burner loaction and partitioned space can be utilised with many other types of balloon envelope.
Baskets are traditional wickerwork construction, using a mixture of Willow and Cane. The Cameron Balloons CB991 basket as a woven floor with Kiln dried Ash or Synthetic (optional) runners bolted to the floor. The structural load is taken by twin, 6mm stainless steel wires running through a 32mm dia. stainless steel top frame and to the walls forming a continuous sling from the burner frame through the basket floor.
Longevity and strength are very important to consider when looking for the perfect hot-air balloon basket.
We pride ourselves with the fact that many of our baskets are still airworthy today, after so many decades flying professionally or for pleasure.
The top of the basket is padded and trimmed with the highest quality leather or suede. The bottom edge is traditionally covered with rawhide which protects the basket from damage during landing and transportation. For those in very harsh environments, we offer a leather base at a supplementry price.
Recent additions to the options available have included Hi-Spec sides, leather handles, extra step holes and embroidered trim.
Choose from the following models to suit your balloon:
|140T - CB991|
|Occupants||6 + 1 inc. Pilot|
|129 x 218*|
|Height (cm) (Approx)
|65 x 139|
|129 x 79|
|Approx. KG||165 - 175kg|
|Basket Price||Contact the Factory|
|Format||Single 'T' Partition|
|Step holes||2 per Passenger Compartment.
1 per Pilot Compartment
Extra Step holes = Optional
|External Handles||14 in total -
3 on each short side
4 on each long side
|Internal Handles||25 in total -
12 in each Passenger Compartment
1 in the Pilot Compartment
The CB991 basket sizes are approximately wall centre to wall centre. Please note that an additional allowance must be made for external wall thickness and handles when determining the size of any trailer or vehicle that will carry the basket.
* Occupancy data based on EASA requirements for baskets with or without passenger squabs.
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Our reputation for hardware excellence is world-renowned. In fact, we offer the widest range of baskets, with over 200 elegant designs. Constructed primarily from willow and cane, these materials are still used today because they have proved to be extremely resilient, lightweight and easy to maintain, as well as adding to the romantic feel of ballooning.
Whatever your needs, we will have the perfect size and configuration of bottom end to make your every flight a comfortable and enjoyable experience. The criteria for selecting your new basket could not be simpler! Baskets are matched to the size of the hot-air balloon envelope. This is determined by the number of passengers you wish to carry, local conditions, including terrain and ambient temperatures. Please see our current Flight Manual in the Support Section for further details or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org - we will be glad to help.