Kevin MacDonald Earns a Perfect Score!

Kevin MacDonald Earns a Perfect Score!

“I was based in Malawi, Africa prior to undertaking practical training for my commercial balloon license and there were no on site ground school options available to me. The Balloon Training Academy proved to be an invaluable resource which allowed me to study...
How To Become A Hot Air Balloon Pilot

How To Become A Hot Air Balloon Pilot

Obtaining a student pilot’s certificate is the first step on the pathway to becoming a hot air balloon pilot.  The general requirements for Student Pilot are: The individual must be at least 14 years of age. Must be able to read, speak, write and understand the...
What Size Balloon Should I Buy?

What Size Balloon Should I Buy?

What size balloon should I buy? You’re looking at buying your first balloon, but aren’t sure what size balloon to buy – here are a few tips: Start small – Small balloons are easier to handle. On the ground, smaller balloons are less work on the crew. Smaller balloons...
What Size Balloon Should I Buy?

Buying Your First Hot Air Balloon

Buying your first hot air balloon It’s no secret that we love helping new balloon pilots. Whether that’s helping students with ground instruction, giving flight instruction, finding a student an instructor, or answering questions – we love helping new pilots. One of...