Searching for Hot air balloon trips in Colorado Springs? Welcome to the right place! Finding a pilot to provide Hot air balloon trips is easy. Also, you can stop by our Balloon Ride Directory, or look in your local yellow pages.
Enjoying Hot air balloon trips is something everyone can participate in, but it is also a popular way to get married! When you speak with the firm you are considering flying with, don't forget to ask how many others will be in the basket.
When it is time for your adventure, your ride company 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!
How Much Do Balloon Rides Cost?
Balloon Ride costs vary throughout the United States, so check with the company you are considering. Some companies offer flights in large balloons that can carry many passengers, while others specialize in flying 2 or three at a time.
Expect to pay a bit more for a private flight.
Famous Balloon Quote:
How posterity will laugh at us, one way or other! If half a dozen break their necks, and balloonism is exploded, we shall be called fools for having imagined it could be brought to use: if it should be turned to account, we shall be ridiculed for having doubted.
— Horace Walpole, letter to Horace Mann, 24 June 1785.
Balloons are flown by a licensed pilot, who is assisted by a ground crew. The crew help assemble and inflate the balloon, and follow on the ground during flight. After the balloon lands, the crew packs up the balloon and everyone is taken back to the original meeting place.
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Balloons are aircraft, regulated under the same Federal Aviation Regulations as every other category of aircraft. Balloons are aerostats, that is, static within the air. Once the balloon is buoyant, it moves with the air mass in which it floats, no faster, no slower, no different direction. The pilot has altitudinal control, and can alter the balloon's course by finding an air mass going in a slightly different direction.