For hot air balloon passengers and pilots, the most important aspect to consider for safe ballooning is the weather conditions.The most important weather condition is the wind, which affects every phase of the flight. Wind causes more balloon flights to… Read More »What Wind Speed Can Hot Air Balloons Fly In? Let’s Find Out!
I'm Annie, a twenty-something year old girl who loves hot air balloons. So much so, that I have a full time job as a Flight Instructor and it is all I love talking about. Something about being up there in the elevated altitudes helps all my stresses float away!
Hot air balloons have been around since the first half of the 1780s, a time when people had the means and the ability to create ways to fly. On November 21, 1783, the Montgolfier brothers launched the first manned flight.… Read More »Who Invented The Hot Air Balloon? Find Out Here!
One of the most commonly asked questions about hot air balloons is what gas they use to fill them up. Hot air is lighter than other gases, so it’s the perfect choice for a lifting agent. But that still leaves… Read More »What Gas Is Used In Hot Air Balloons? Find Out Here!
Hot air ballooning is one of the oldest forms of travel, and perhaps the earliest form of aviation in human history. With literally thousands of years worth of history behind it, with new developments and advancements still being made, it’s… Read More »How Do Hot Air Balloons Work? Read Here!