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Kings of the sky and track

Kings of the sky and track - News

FlyDays.co.uk, together with sister site TrackDays.co.uk, is proud to offer ‘royal’ experiences in both the Kings of the Sky and Kings of the Track.

Here we take a look at our two favourites – hot air balloons and an Italian masterpiece.

King of the Sky

A hot air balloon ride is a bucket list favourite. It holds a sort of power to replicate dreams unlike any other experience. It is also perfect for those who want to experience life from above but also be able to take in the breath-taking views this unique ride has to offer.

Up, Up and Away

It wasn’t until more recent years, that humanity started using hot air balloons as a means of transportation. An adaptation of its predecessor the sky lantern, Chinese inventors have been testing and adapting this method of elevation for thousands of years. The lanterns were used during the Three Kingdoms era for military signalling due to their ability to reach such a high altitude and be seen from a great distance.

In the 18th century, a priest envisioned an aerial apparatus that could be used as a vessel for strategic communication, and it wasn’t long before the grand idea caught wind in Europe. In 1783, two French brothers demonstrated their unmanned hot air balloon to the public, later repeating the stunt with the addition of animals.

When finally, Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier became the first man to board and fly a hot air balloon. Soon after came the beginning of passenger rides which was a significant milestone for the birth of aviation.

Fast forward to today and balloon-based transportation is thriving thanks to hundreds of years of innovation and improvements. There are festivals, societies and competitions based around this true icon of aviation antiquity.

Regal Pedigree

Boasting such a rich history, the balloon really takes its crown as King of the Sky, because it truly was the beginning of air transportation, and has paved the way for the modernised aviation we all know and rely on today.

King of the Track

Meanwhile, Lamborghinis are considered to be one of the most luxurious vehicles on the planet and now you can get behind the wheel of true asphalt royalty with FlyDays.co.uk sister company, TrackDays.co.uk.

Gallardo to Aventador, there’s a selection of these beasts to choose from that will really get your heartbeat pumping, with adrenaline boosted experiences in some of the fastest road legal cars on the market.

On the Track-tor

However, Lamborghini's humble beginnings started with the manufacture of tractors out of reconfigured surplus military machines after World War II. Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founding father of the brand then conglomerated the company and ventured into a variety of different industries.

Today, Lamborghinis are considered automobile royalty due to their luxurious quality, stunning appearance, high performance and certainly their incredible power.

Fast and the Curious

Now, thanks to FlyDays.co.uk and TrackDays.co.uk, you too can experience these majestic forms of transport. Simply choose the experience for you and await your coronation!

11 November 2020
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