Searching for Ballon rides in Hialeah? You've come to the end of your search! Finding a pilot to provide Ballon rides is easy. Also, you can visit our Balloon Ride Directory, or look in the local yellow pages.
Enjoying Ballon rides is something the entire family can participate in, but it is also a very popular way to get married! When you speak with the company you are thinking about flying with, don't forget to ask how many others will be in the basket.
When it is time for your adventure, 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 experience!
How do you steer a balloon?
Balloons simply float with the wind. The pilot can control the balloon's altitude to find a wind going in the desired direction, but you cannot fly upwind or crosswind.
Preflight planning insures the pilot knows which way the balloon will be traveling, and the pilot makes sure there are plenty of suitable landing sites downwind. You'll be amazed how the pilot is able to steer the balloon during your balloon ride!
Famous Balloon Quote:
The balloon seems to stand still in the air while the earth flies past underneath. — Alberto Santos-Dumont.
What fuel do hot air balloons use, and where is it carried? Propane is used for fuel. It is carried in aluminum or stainless steel tanks that range from 10 to 20 gallons in size. Average fuel consumption is about 15 gallons an hour.