Union Jack Hot Air Balloon

Gadget: Union Jack Hot Air Balloon
Movie: Octopussy
Owner: Q
Status: Stored at Q-Branch

The hot air balloon which was piloted by Q was patriotically painted with a huge Union Jack.


The hot air balloon was used to transport Bond to a battle at the monsoon palace between Khan's army and Octopussy's bodyguards. As Q lowered the basket 007 jumped out a rescued Octopussy as Q landed the basket on top of a gunman crushing him to death. When Q got out of the basket he was surrounded by a group of beautiful women who thanked him affectionately, Q waved them away saying "Stop that, not now... Later, Perhaps!".


The Hot Air balloon was quite standard except for a closed circuit camera for viewing below the basket.