After being an instructor at Aeroclub “Provincia Granda” of Cuneo, from 1992 John Aimo is also an instructor for the BBAC, the British Balloon and Airship Club. His training courses were attended by over 250 students from the United States, Russia , Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Australia, Dubai, Kenia, Tanzania , Ukraine and most states of Europe. Among others, he taught the secrets of flying airships to Guy Moyano of Luxembourg, who then won a world title, and two world record holders like David Hampleman Adams and Steve Fossett. Recently his student from Russia, Fedor Koniukhov, set a new around the world solo flight record in 11 days, taking off from Australia and landing back to Australia. He has logged more than 10,500 flight hours in hot air balloons, hot air airships and gas balloon. John is also an EASA instructor and examiner. Mr. Aimo is the Italian champion for hot air balloons (7 times and 21 times on the podium.) He is the dealer for Italy of Cameron Balloons ltd of Bristol, UK.