himke & dominik.

we are himke & dominik.

here you can read our balloon vita.

our wonderful flights would not be possible …

without our friends, who support and help us with retrieving, atc or weather information, whenever we go on one of our adventures. thanks a lot.

our special thanks goes to:

tomas hora · katja haggeney-burmann & charly burmann · irene flaggl · volker kuinke · frank eickmeyer · christian meesters · heinz kröger · magnus haggeney & philipp busch · vfs heinz grümmer gmbh · dfs · düsseldorfer aero-klub e.v. abt. freiballon · ballonstartplatz gladbeck · our parents, brothers & sisters and friends.

our balloons:


manufacturer: ballonbau wörner gmbh · augsburg
year of construction: 2000 / 2008
volume: 1.000 m³
lifting gas: hydrogen
maximum passengers:  pilot +5 / +4 / +3

most special flights.

2006: warsteiner flew to north finland, 200 km sw murmansk with david hempleman-adams.
2009: pearl flew to algeria with ben mattsson.

longest flights (duration).

2008: pearl flew 53:07 hrs with tomas hora.
2009: warsteiner flew 69:22 hrs with janet folkes (women’s world record).
2016: and we flew 60:20 hrs