Arachnid 1 was the first flying machine registered in the Republic of Taigh a Bata. Imported from Ethiopia, it was registered in The Bedroom and was launched on the 16th of January 2010 from Torr nam Mue. A Kinder Suprise toy container containing a slug (christened Randall) was suspended beneath the balloon. Arachnid 1 crashed approximately two minutes after lauch, and was never seen again.
|Type of Vehicle||Hot-air balloon|
|Origin of Vehicle||Ethiopia|
|Maiden Flight||16 January 2010 17:46 UTC|
|People Present||Scott Harwood, Lewis Brennan, Robert Ingham, Hamish Finlay|
|Place of Registration||The Bedroom|
|Location of First Launch||State of Torr nam Mue|
|Randall the Slug|