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For all the details, see the new Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) that covers Relief for certain persons and operations during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak. The SFAR is effective April 30. The Federal Register version is available at this...
When Timothy Cole II wanted to learn to fly hot air balloons, he turned to The Balloon Training Academy for hot air balloon training! Tim signed up for our Private Pilot Knowledge Test Prep Course to pass the FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. Tim writes, "I'd really...
Learn about the new ADS-B regulations and how it applies to hot air balloons.
Learn about what size hot air balloon you should buy for your flight training. Learn to fly in the correct balloon size! Buy a balloon which helps you earn your pilot certificate!
For those learning to fly a hot air balloon buying a hot air balloon is a huge question. Learn some tips to pick the right balloon for you!
We are proud to collaberate with the Federal Aviation Administration to provide hot air balloon education and safety training! We look forward to continuing and expand on our relationship with the FAA to improve aviation safety! If you have any questions on the FAA...
The Balloon Training Academy Founder and President Adam Magee was asked to write another article for the Federal Aviation Administration magazine, this time on powerlines! This is a must read for any pilot: student, private, or commercial!
Our founder and president, Adam Magee, was selected to publish an article about balloon training in the Federal Aviation Administration Safety Briefing Magazine! Learn what makes pilot training in a hot air balloon unique! A must read for those wanting to become a pilot!
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