Searching for Ballon rides in Cleveland? You've come to the right place! Finding a company to provide Ballon rides is easy. Additionally, you can visit the rest of our site, or look in the local yellow pages.
Enjoying Ballon rides is something everyone can $do, but it is also a popular way to celebrate a birthday! When you speak with the company you are thinking about booking with, always to ask how many others will be flying with you.
When it is time for your charter, your pilot will offer to let you help with the assembly and inflation of the balloon. Go ahead and do it - it adds to the entire experience!
Is Balloon Flight Safe?
Absolutely! While there is an element of risk in everything we do in life, flying in a balloon is inherently safe for several reasons:
Pilots are highly trained and licensed by the F.A.A.
Balloons are registered aircraft and must be regularly inspected by an FAA licensed facility.
Balloons fly only when the weather is the best. You won't find anyone flying a balloon when weather conditions make it unsafe to do so.
It is low and slow! There are few moving parts in a balloon - it is the simplest form of flight.
If you have any specific concerns, talk to the company you are considering flying with. They can tell you how long they've been flying and what their safety record is. They can also answer any specific questions you might have about your flight.
Famous Balloon Quote:
Build lightness in. — Alberto Santos-Dumont.
How old do you have to be to fly a balloon? To obtain a Private Pilot Certificate in the USA you must be 16 years old. And would you believe that there are balloonists flying in their 80's!