Pilots

Romualdas Bakanauskas
Pilot since 1991
Skrida
1200+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 002
Kalbos:
Apie Romualdas
For Romualdas, aviation is the engine of life. He started his aviation career in 1988. – being one of the first balloon pilots in Lithuania.... Initiator and organizer of many aviation events, founder of the pilot school. Romualdas is not only a sincere and resourceful man on ground, but also an irreplaceable counselor and teacher up in the sky. Pilot, pilot-instructor and examiner (1991). Commercial qualification (1991) Skaityti daugiau
Jolanta Tūraitė
Pilot since 1997
Skrida
300+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 065
Kalbos:
Apie Jolanta
For Jolanta, aviation is a  continuous celebration. Her career began in 1997. Not only then, but also till this day, a woman in a hot air balloon is... a real exotic. Jolanta is an organizer for many aviation events, including the European Balloon Championship in Vilnius in 2003. Jolanta is persistant with her goals, an author of unusual ideas, always on her best attidude, and spreading friendship not only in life, but also within the team. Pilot (1997). Commercial qualification (2005).  Skaityti daugiau
Aurimas Vengrys
Pilot since 1999
Skrida
2250+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 083
Kalbos:
Apie Aurimas
For Aurimas aviation is a way of life and a constant pursuit of goals. He discovered aeronautics in 1997 while studying law. Eventually, this hobby... became the main passion and engine of his life. In 2004, Aurimas undertook a mission to make aviation accessible to all and to transform the Aviation Center from a club into a professional balloon company. Not only is he a great pilot, instructor and manager, but also a responsible and fair person in life. Since 2011, Aurimas has been raising the popularity of Lithuania’s name and aeronautical traditions in France, in the Loire Valley, where he flies himself and flies others. The geography of Aurimas flights includes Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Finland, Denmark, Russia, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, France, Tunisia, the USA, Iran and Australia. Pilot (1999), pilot-instructor (2005). Commercial qualification (2005). Aviation Center’s Senior pilot 2004-2009. Skaityti daugiau
Giedrius Leškevičius
Pilot since 2009
Skrida
1200+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 151
Kalbos:
Apie Giedrius
For Giedrius, aviation is his true love, every day it’s a as if a new song and note. The dream of a hor air balloon, which started in childhood... could not have been abandoned. Once you find yourself at the right time and next to the right people, you just have to become a brave and skilled pilot. And then all dreams come true. You can pull a song with Giedrius not only in the ballon, but also in everyday life… A great and reliable person, one of the funniest, most active, most interesting and sincere people, pilots in Lithuania. Flight experience throughout Lithuania, Switzerland, France, Finland, UAE. Pilot (2009), pilot-instructor (2013). Night Flight qualification (2014). Commercial qualification (2011). Aviation Center’s Senior pilot 2012-2014. Skaityti daugiau
Kęstutis Petronis
Pilot since 2007
Skrida
820+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 131
Kalbos:
Apie Kęstutis
For Kęstutis, aviation is a daily departure from everyday life. Sometimes it happens that the balloon pilot’s license, which has been dusting... on the shelf for several years, becomes like an integral part of everyday life “ticket to the air”, as happened to Kęstutis. Once quietly and persistently studying the art of the sky, one day he simply became a brave and reliable pilot. Not only can Kęstutis be trusted not only in the sky, but also in life – he will share advice, understand and come up with a solvation. Organizer of the Lithuanian Balloon Championship 2018 – when the sky is not enough, you just start to “expand” it. Flight experience throughout Lithuania, Finland, Switzerland, France, Vietnam. Pilot (2007). Commercial qualification (2011).   Skaityti daugiau
Mindaugas Kilikevičius
Pilot since 2006
Skrida
530+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 120
Kalbos:
Apie Mindaugas
For Mindaugas, aviation is out of this world. If you ask Mindaugas if it is possible to combine air and water, he will answer – YES, but only... sometimes. A sociable, sincere and constantly optimistic Mindaugas will turn your flight into a gift of nature. Having mastered the art of weather forecasting, Mindaugas will fly you safely and confidently. Flight experience in Denmark, Finland, Switzerland and France. Pilot (2006). Commercial qualification (2011). Aviation Center’s Senior pilot 2009-2013. Coordinator of flights over Vilnius in 2010 – 2013.  Skaityti daugiau
Ramūnas Navalinskas
Pilot since 2008
Skrida
490+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 137
Kalbos:
Apie Ramūnas
For Ramūnas, aviation is a daily challenge and a step beyond his personal limits. One of the most active and diligent pilots of the Aviation Center... Club will never come on a flight randomly; he will always be ready and responsible. An IT specialist and a dancer on land, and a cheerful, responsible pilot in the sky, who “nominates” passengers from the heart. A sense of responsibility, sincerity and a sense of humor accompanies Ramūnas both in life and in the hot air balloon. Flight experience in Lithuania, Poland, Switzerland, Latvia and France. Pilot (2008). Commercial qualification (2011). Skaityti daugiau
Tomas Katinas
Pilot since 2014
Skrida
160+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 184
Kalbos:
Apie Tomas
For Tomas, aeronautics is like an evening film screening. Cinema, motorcycles and balloons, man – how do you manage it all!? He unexpectedly... found himself in the club of the Aviation Center and grew up into a great and reliable pilot. If there is air in the sky, so is our Tomas in the balloon – always happy and, most importantly, safe. Flight experience in Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, Sweden, France, Tunisia, USA (Albuquerque). Pilot (2014). Commercial qualification (2019). Skaityti daugiau
Audrius Lukoševičius
Pilot since 2015
Skrida
150+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 187
Kalbos:
Apie Audrius
For Audrius, aeronautics is a dream which came true unexpectedly. Folk people wisdom says that you need to be careful of what you wish for, as one... day it will come true. When all you ever dreamed of for so many years was piloting a balloon and suddenly find yourself at the right time and in the right place – in the blink of the eye – you just become one. This can only happen with the team of Oreivystes centras / Ballooning.lt. In 2014 one of the most active team members grew into a responsible, deliberate and great pilot. If Audrius is in the air, then the sun is shining, the wind is calm and favorable. Flight experience in Lithuania. Pilot (2015). Commercial qualification (2019). Skaityti daugiau
Boleslovas Vengrys
Pilot since 2018
Skrida
60+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 199
Kalbos:
Apie Boleslovas
For Boleslav, aeronautics is a new challenge. Boleslav is that „apple“ who didn‘t roll far away from his brother. After many years of trying to... limit himself to the duties of a balloon team, one day he just „went with it“. And then this was where all the fun begins when you just can‘t get enough and all you want to do is fly. A professional, responsible and reliable team member, a great growing pilot. Flight experience in Lithuania. Pilot (2018). Commercial qualification (2021). Skaityti daugiau
Dainius Balčius
Pilot since 2018
Skrida
400+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 200
Kalbos:
Apie Dainius
For Dainius, aeronautics is a break from everyday life. In 2016 he came in to the Oreivystes centras energetically and boldly, and for three years in... a row has collected the name of the most active member of the team. But there comes a time then you have to „give in“ to the winds of destiny and become a pilot. A confident, responsible, energetic and reliable person not only in the balloon but also in life. The winds are conquered, but what comes next?! Intensive flight experience in Lithuania. Pilot (2018). Commercial qualification (2019). Skaityti daugiau
Edvinas Petkevičius
Pilot since 2020
Skrida
65+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 206
Kalbos:
Apie Edvinas
Pilot (2020), Commercial qualification (2021).
Deividas Nekrašius
Pilot since 2020
Skrida
100+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 208
Kalbos:
Apie Deividas
Hot air balloons for Deividas is like second wind. Taking small but confident steps towards his pilot’s license, he is already satisfying... passengers with his flights. A strong, energetic and optimistic member of the crew, who is now immersed in the role of a pilot without looking for a way out. Pilot (2020), Commercial qualification (2021). Skaityti daugiau
Valentas Karpinskis
Pilot since 2021
Skrida
50+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 209
Kalbos:
Apie Valentas
Pilot (2021), Commercial qualification (2022).
Sergej Kulinič
Pilot since 2021
Skrida
50+ hours
Licencijos nr.
BPL - 210
Kalbos:
Apie Sergej
Pilot (2021), Commercial qualification (2022).