Andrew Charles (Andy) ELSON

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1953-06-09
Education N/A
Publications N/A
Recreations extreme sports, mountain biking, cave-diving, heliskiing, mountain climbing
Clubs N/A
Style Andy Elson, Esq
Career aeronautical engr and balloonist; apprentice Rolls Royce Technical Coll, estab own engrg co, currently researcher, designer and pilot of hot air balloons; pilot world's first hot air balloon flight over Mt Everest 1991, designer and co-pilot Brietling Orbiter II balloon flight Switzerland to Burma 1998 (9 days 17 hours, 55 mins), co-pilot Cable and Wireless balloon flight Spain to Japan 1999 (17 days, 18 hours, 25 mins, a record for non-stop sub-orbital flight), designed and constructed Solo Spirit gondola for Steve Fossett's solo around the world balloon attempt 2001, pilot, designer and project dir QinetiQ 1 project 2002-; Royal Aero Club: Salomons Trophy 1991, Gold Medal 1999
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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