Basket Jig

Ride in a Balloon

Ted Gauthier takes you along for a ride in his balloon from beginning to end.

Go For a Ride with Us

This video will take you through the process of setting up, launching, flying and packing up a hot air balloon. Our hope is to give you an inside look on a ride in a hot air balloon.

See the view from the air

FlyBalloons.net pilot Ted Gauthier takes you on journey over the neighborhoods looking from his hot air balloon.

Go For a Ride with Us

This video will take you through the process of setting up, launching, flying and packing up a hot air balloon. Our hope is to give you an inside look on a ride in a hot air balloon.

Fall Colors

Go for a ride over the neighborhoods and enjoy the view.

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Flying In Michigan

The joy of flying hot air balloons in Michigan is highlighted by all the wonderful scenery. There are hundreds of lakes, wildlife and rolling hills.

Events

Check out this Video...Lisle, Illinois  "Eyes to the Skies". This Video will give you an inside look of what it is like to attend a hot air balloon festival.

Events:

Michigan Balloon Challenge: June 23, 24th and 26th. 2017.

 

Balloon Advertising

Advertising on a hot air balloon is a fantastic way to get exposure. Your name is as large as a freeway billboard and can be viewed by thousands of people in your market area.

Let us be your pilot in the sky !

 

 

Basket Jig

Here is a Jig that was used to weave the basket

Basket Jig

I built four corner basket frame "Jigs". I found it impossible to get the basket framework square and knew that I would need some extra guidance along they way. I used 26 gauge sheet metal and plywood. It took me a good part of a day to round up the supplies and build this jig but the effort was well worth it. This jig was also useful in keeping the horizontal lines level.

 

 

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Did you know that all of our balloon rides are "private"?

We will not put other passengers in your balloon like other balloon operators.