[chbot] Baloons

Mark Beckett m.beckett at amuri.net
Sun Mar 2 06:51:56 GMT 2014

There should have been more than that, and surprisingly they show as 
yellow, which is ADSB.
Interestingly they were released over some 5 hours and then held in the 
south and west of chch, until the others caught up.

They were at 65,000 ft and followed their projected flight path.


Mark Atherton wrote:
> For those interested in Balloon flights have a look on 
> www.flightradar24.com at the 7 balloons that were released from Tekapo 
> yesterday and did a fly past south of Christchurch and are now out 
> over the ocean to the east. Clicking on any one of the symbols shows 
> the track followed. They are in two groups, the 2 together are at a 
> higher altitude than the 5 in the other group and followed a different 
> track.
> -mark
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