Phil and Allie Dunnington have embarked on an adventure with a difference: going around the world in their Beech 18 and taking a hot-air balloon with them to fly in as many countries as possible

Bristol Airways’ Beech 18 G-BKGM being flown over Gloucestershire by John Herbert, joined by Allie Dunnington, engineer Roger Shepherd and Phil Dunnington’s son Nick.

Back in the summer of 2014, balloonists and adventurers Phil and Allie Dunnington were visiting an aviation exhibition when they saw advertised for sale a lovely Beech 18, G-BKGM.

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