Model D

Obal D

Since ballooning began in Europe we have been restricted by cost to horizontal or vertical cut panels in our balloons. Now it has all changed with the introduction of a whole range of D type envelopes. D stands for DIAGONAL and this is exactly how the panels are cut. Now the choice of colour schemes for your new envelope has been expanded enormously.

D-type envelopes are hard to miss thanks to its unusual design. Panels are cut at 45°, creating the appearance that conventional balloons can achieve with difficulties and at great cost only. This cut has a long tradition in the USA, but gradually gaining its position in other destinations. Different orientation panels can then create variety of envelope designs - "spiral", "roof", "semi-spiral" and others - you can see more in the gallery.

D series envelope sizes are identical to Z series models up to the size of 4 000 cubic meters, have identical technical parameters, the same combinations with baskets and burners applies to them.

Model overview

Type Volume [m3] Volume [cuft] # of Gores Optimal # of Passengers Typical weight [kg] Graphic sheet
BB22D 2 200 77 24 pilot + 1 to 2 95  -
BB26D 2 600 90 24 pilot + 2 110 PDF [1951 kB]
BB30D 3 000 105 24 pilot + 3 120 PDF [1 622 kB]
BB34D 3 400 120 24 pilot + 4 140 PDF [1 801 kB]
BB37D 3 700 130 24 pilot + 5 145 -
BB40D 3 990 140 24 pilot + 5 to 6 150 PDF [1 534 kB]

Suitable and certified combinations with baskets and burners are to be found in this table

Standard equipment:

  • Full size nomex mouth - first envelope panel
  • Full nomex scoop
  • Envelope transportation bag
  • Spare fabric
  • Parachute
  • Nomex covered control lines
  • Crown line
  • Registration marks
  • 4 Stubai karabiners
  • Melting link

The envelope is by default made of Kubicek Polyester fabric.

Additional envelope equipment

Feel free to find all the specified additional equipment here.

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Lenka KrejčováKamila, assistant
answers whatever you ask


Ivo BrzákIvo, salesman
cares for EU clients


David, salesman
cares for US, Japanese and worldwide customers


Mirek BorkovecMirek, salesman
cares for clients from the Czech Republic and Slovakia


odpovime_martinMartin, salesman
answers business inquiries


Petr KubíčekPetr
coordinates dealers'network


Ondřej BenešOndřej, service & after-sales care
solves maintenance, inspections and complaints


odpovime_radimoRadim, chief-designer

answers technical questions


Marie TrávníkováMarie, trade dept.
accepts offers for material and services


Radim PoláčekRadim, executive director

accepts offers for cooperation and applause of all kind