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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

Michigan Balloon Festivals: 2018

Balloon over Bavarian Inn, Frankenmuth, May 25-28th

Frontier Days Balloon Shoot Out, Carson City, June 1-3

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest: Howell, June 22-24th and 26th.

Field of Flight Air show and Balloon Festival, Battle Creek, June 28-July 4

Grand Rapids Balloon Festival, Hudsonville, July 19-21

Jackson Hot Air Jubilee, Jackson, July 20-22

Midland Balloon Festival, Midland, August 2-5

Metamora Hot Air Balloon Festival, Metamora, August 24-25

Greater Lansing Balloon Festival, Lansing, August 24-25

Kalamazoo Balloon Festival, Richland, August 24-26

Hale Yes Hot Air Balloon Festival, Hale, September 21-23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 !

 

 

Blue Stripe

Rope Handle

Blue Stripe and Rope Handle

This close up view allows you to better see how things were done. If you look closely you can see the rawhide that wraps the bottom frame and holds the upright broomsticks. You can see the Kevlar cord wrapped around the bottom frame and travel through the holes in the plywood/fiberglass floor that holds the uprights and spokes together. The ropes will be used to hold the hardwood handles that I turned on my lathe. The rope is tied to the broomstick then travels between the horizontal weave, goes through the floor and is tied into a knot.

In this view you are better able to see the different types of weaves and the dyed blue stripe.

 

 

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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.