Winners Circle

Our Pilots Win

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.

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The Winners Circle

FlyBalloons.net - Pilots

Win - Metamora Hot air Balloon Festival

August 27-28, 2010

Pilot Travis Gauthier (left), Balloon Race Director, Phil Andreae (center), Pilot Joe Gauthier (right)

Metamora Country Days and Hot Air Balloon Festival was a huge success and we were blessed with perfect weather. On Friday evening, FlyBalloons.net pilot Travis Gauthier dropped his marker dead center on the target X giving him first place for the evening and declared the overall winner of the event. On Saturday evening, his father Joe Gauthier, out maneuvered more than 25 other competitors to score a 1 meter drop, giving him 1st place in the Hare and Hound event.

We are very proud to say that FlyBalloons.net pilots are some of the most talented in Great Lakes area.

Travis Gauthier (left), Phil Andreae (right)

Travis Gauthier receives the overall Championship award.


FlyBalloons.net Pilot Wins in Ohio

Dawn McKenzie Wins

Findlay, Ohio Balloon Festival

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Dawn McKenzie (center) is the overall winner.  Rob Mihaly (left) came in second, and Ted Gauthier (right), Dawn's father was third.  Congratulations to all!

This is not the first time that Pilots from FlyBalloons.net have done well. Dawn McKenzie and her father, Ted Gauthier, showed their skills and flying abilities at the Findlay, Ohio event in 2006, where Ted was the Champion and Dawn placed second overall. Read the story

 

 

 

 

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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.