...is unlike any other form of aviation. Quiet, simple, peaceful, basic, elegant, and historic. The first manned flight was in a hot air balloon back in 1783.
|Pictures of my balloon, Raven N1144R|
|My sincere thanks to the staff of Balloon Excelsior, who assisted me through my balloon pilot training. I highly recommend them. They are a Part 141 ballooning school (only two or three exist).|
|The Balloon Federation of America is the national organizing body.|
|I have many ballooning links on my aviation links page|
|Kodak Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the world's biggest balloon meet.|
Picture from Balloon Excelsior
(one of these is the balloon I learned in)