Also Michi Unger reports back from the Corona-forced break. Recently, the balloon-Pilot (63) may offer from Tegernsee back passenger trips. One of his balloons, he has converted to.
Kreuth – As Michi Unger on 22. February took a crossing of the Alps with the new Bräustüberl-Buzzi-balloon, and in upper Italy in for a landing, was Corona in the air. "Behind us you have power to almost the limit of the course," says Kreuther, the experienced with his company Ballooning Tegernsee, the Lockdown on his own body. "From today to tomorrow was the end," says the 63-Year-old. The Virus and the associated protective measures prescribed to the company, with its five balloons, and the three pilots were forced to take a break.
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Now Unger is allowed to take off again. With the Ten-person rule, the on 17. June in Bavaria, came into force, had come the breakthrough that explains the balloon-Pilot, designed to protect its passengers a private Hygiene and safety concept.
No physical contact: a hot-air balloon with tent window foil separated
to avoid body contact while driving, Unger-divided one of his balloon baskets to the top with the tent window foil, and thus, four "cabins" in which the guests, the balloon ride, even without mouth-nose protection should enjoy. His "maiden voyage" this construct already behind – for the first time Unger these days has brought back four a couple of birch moss in the air. "Were thrilled," says Unger. It was the very first passenger ride since the Corona-forced break at all.
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In the other, conventional balloons have to carry the team and crew in Corona times, of course, a mask. Similarly, during the Assembly and dismantling of the balloon and during transport back with the car. "We will also have always a Corona-cups on Board," says Unger. Disinfectant, replacement protective masks, gloves – all this is waiting for its use. In the Work before and after the balloon ride, as well as in the traditional balloonist baptism, you will make sure that the necessary minimum distance of one and a half meters, assured Unger. "Is there to be observed well."
balloon Pilot Unger: requests are now rising again rapidly
That the balloon ride is, in spite of these regulations, an unforgettable experience for the guests, for that he had to wear as a tourist service providers now worry, says the 63-Year-old. He was confident, however, that it is possible. To provide security, had always been the quintessential task of the air travel – "now a hygiene concept has come," explains Unger and smiles. Ever the entrepreneur from the mountaineering village of Kreuth of good things. Of a normal operation, it is still a good piece away, he says. "But the requests are now rising again rapidly."
120 to 140 passenger rides Ballooning Tegernsee completed under normal circumstances per year. This year it will be half, estimates Unger. His company then came up with a blue eye through the Corona of a crisis. "Flights of fancy have done for this year, of course," he says. We need simply to return to a normal Level.
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Unger has tried to make the Best of the forced break out. A lot of the time he had spent with Radlfahren and when it was allowed again – with paragliding. "For me personally, it was a very quiet period", says Unger, and takes it with Humor: "for A time, I was probably the worst-paid professional athlete in the village of Kreuth."
gaveUpdated Date: 27 June 2020, 20:33