Balloon «Russia» will fly over the Eastern Bosphorus Strait in honor of the opening of the WEF

© Photo : press-service of administration of Krasnodar region Russia the Balloon during the flight. Archive photoBalloon «Russia» will fly over the Eastern Bosphorus Strait in honor of the opening of the WEF© Photo : press-service of administration of Krasnodar region

The first ever balloon flight over the Eastern Bosphorus Strait with the Northern part of the island of Russian in Vladivostok will make a hot air balloon «Russia» in honor of the opening of the Eastern economic forum, the press service of the city administration.

«Tomorrow, September 8, at 6: 00 (23.00 GMT, 7 September) to celebrate the opening of IV international economic forum will make the first in the history of Aeronautics, a flight over the Eastern Bosphorus Strait with the Northern part of the island of Russian in Vladivostok hot air balloon «Russia». To accompany «Russia» there will be two more balloon – «Culture» and «Ocean», — stated in the message.

In may, the balloon «Russia» for the first time in the history of the world flew across the Kerch Strait. The crew was then Metropolitan of Feodosia and Kerch Plato, which is directly flying in the basket of the balloon performed the ceremony of blessing the waters of the Kerch Strait. In July, the day 1030-anniversary of the baptism of Rus, the balloon for the first time in the history of Aeronautics, flew over the highest peak of Europe Elbrus, climbing to a height of 8 405 meters, which was a new altitude record for Russia.

Following the Primorye geographical point for another unique selected flights lake Baikal. The culmination of the project will rise into the stratosphere of another thermal balloon, which is called «Russia No. 1». This ball is still made in the UK. It will be the largest in the world in the history of Aeronautics. And the height of the flight will set a new world record for hot air balloons – above 22 kilometers above sea level.

Fourth Eastern economic forum will be held at the site of the campus of the far Eastern Federal University on island Russian in Vladivostok on September 11-13. MIA «Russia today» is the General information partner of international economic forum.

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