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Huge crowds enjoy 32nd Aloft hot air balloon festival

June 26th, 2013

The 32nd annual Aloft balloon festival, previously called the Freedom Weekend Aloft, enjoyed a huge turnout recently, with one of the directors, Chuck Morton, saying Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

William Hill launches Scottish Cup balloon

June 19th, 2013

The Scottish Cup reached new heights recently when sponsors William Hill launched a Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon replica of the famous football trophy from Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Balloon and dog festival takes over Frankenmuth

June 12th, 2013

The residents of Michigan were out in force over Memorial Day weekend as the 7th annual Dog Bowl and Hot Air Balloon flights in Hot Air Balloon balloon rides Hot Air Balloon festival took place in Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

History of the hot air balloon

June 8th, 2013

The launch of the first ever Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon took place on September 19, 1783, developed by Pilatre De Rozier, a French scientist, and was named ‘Aerostat Reveillon’. The balloon basket was, bizarrely, occupied by a duck, rooster and sheep and was airborne for 15 minutes before it came crashing back to earth.

Two months later, the first hot air balloon flight to carry humans took place on Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Tourists enjoy spectacular views over Turkey

June 5th, 2013

There can’t be many better ways to start a day than gazing at the sunrise from around 200 feet above ground. This is exactly what groups of tourists have Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

How does a hot air balloon work?

June 3rd, 2013

You may have seen hot air balloons drifting through the sky, or maybe you’ve been on a Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon ride before, but you may not know exactly how a balloon works.

Hot air balloons work on the basic principles that Read the rest of this entry »