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International Directory of Balloon Ride Operators  

Australia
 
    Victoria

Name of Company or Pilot: Balloon Flights of Bendigo
Address: 52 Bayne Street Bendigo, Victoria, 3550 Australia
Telephone: 03 5444 1127
Fax: 03 5444 1128
Mobile: 0418 837 415
eMail: info@balloonflightsvic.com.au
website: www.balloonflightsvic.com.au
Location: Bendigo is situated in the Goldfields region Central Victoria Australia.
Description of Services: Passenger hot air balloon rides over the historic city of Bendigo flying out into surrounding rural countryside. The best of both city and country flying.
- Services: Passenger flights
- Commercial flying school
- Minor repairs
CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) approved AOC (Air Operators Certificate) holder.

Europe
  Romania

Name of Company or Pilot:  Media ON - Ioan Istrate
Address:  Luiggi Galvani 61-63, Bucharest 2, Romania
Telephone:  +40212102934
Fax: +40212102935
eMail:  ioan.istrate@mediaon.ro
Languages Spoken: English and Romanian
Description of Services and Service Areas: Balloon rides all over Romania. Tethers and advertising

North America
  United States

   Connecticut

Name of Company or Pilot: Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC
Address: P.O. Box 1528, Litchfield, CT 06759-1528
Telephone: 1 (860)-567-3447
eMail Address: info@aerblarney.com
Website URL: www.AerBlarney.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Providing hot-air balloon rides, private charter flights, promotions, advertising and flight instruction throughout Connecticut. We also buy and sell LTA collectibles.

Name of Company or Pilot: CT Ballooning, LLC
Address: P.O. Box 177 Kensington, CT 06037
Telephone: 1 (860) 209-0351
eMail Address: info@ctballooning.com
Website URL: www.CTBallooning.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Providing hot-air balloon rides, private charter flights, promotions, and flight training throughout Central Connecticut.

   Georgia

Name of Company or Pilot: AdVentures Aloft Hot Air Ballooning
Address: P.O. Box 464246, Lawrenceville, GA 30042
Telephone: (770) 963-0149
Fax: N/A
eMail: adventuresaloft@earthlink.net
Website: www.ballooningamerica.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Hot air balloon rides, tethers and commercial balloon operations in and around the Atlanta, Georgia and Southeastern United States area, new (Firefly Dealer) and previously owned hot air balloon sales, corporate balloon banner programs, special occasion balloon operations including private and corporate balloon ride gift certificate packages.

   Illinois

Name of Company or Pilot: Silver Lining Balloons - Mark Kennedy
Address: McHenry, IL 60050
Telephone: 1 (815) 690-1237
Fax: 1 (815) 385-6728
eMail: silverliningpilot@yahoo.com
Website: www.silverliningballoons.net
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Hot air balloon ride company operating Northwest of Chicago, IL and the Lake Geneva, WI area. We offer Hot Air Balloon Rides, Banner Advertising, Balloon Tethers, Pilot Instruction, and Gift Certificates for any occasion. We Fly Year Round!

    Indiana

Name of Company or Pilot: Above & Beyond Balloon Co. of Indiana
Address: Carmel, IN
Telephone: 1 (317) 844-3718 or Toll Free 1 (877) 359-4207
Website URL: www.indianaballoonrides.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Offering professional hot air balloon services throughout Central Indiana since 1980. Passenger Flights, Corporate Balloon Programs, Balloon Event Coordination, Custom Balloon Banners, FAA Certified Repair Station #XB6R677J

 

   Kentucky

Name of Company or Pilot:  Crawford Hot Air Balloons, Inc.
Address:  1812 Foxboro Rd., LaGrange, KY  40031
Telephone: 1 (502) 222-7600 or 1 (800) 242-2966
Fax:1 (502) 222-5515
eMail:  stuart@balloonrides.org
Website:  balloonrides.org
Languages Spoken:  English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Full time hot air balloon ride company operating 8 balloons in our service area.   Hot Air Balloon flights in selected areas of Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee.  Hot air balloon promotions, flight instruction, Ultramagic hot air balloon sales

    Massachusetts

Name of Company or Pilot: LooneyTune Balloon
Address: PO Box 2977 Acton, MA 01720
Telephone: 1(508) 574-3295
eMail Address: Rudis@aol.com
Languages Spoken: English, German
Description of Services and Service Areas: We operate in the western suburbs of Boston and offer scenic Hot Air Balloon flights, Balloon Tethers, and Gift Certificates for any occasion.
 

    Missouri

Name of Company or Pilot: John Esserman
Address:  730 Carman Woods Dr., St. Louis, MO  63021
Telephone: 1 (636) 394-7355
eMail: fxhunter@earthlink.net
Languages Spoken:  English
Description of Services and Service Areas:  Hot air balloon rides
- St. Louis, MO. area

    New Hampshire

Name of Company or Pilot:  What's Up Ballooning - Ray Fournier Owner / Pilot
Address:  39 Flanders Rd. Henniker, NH 03242
Telephone: 1 (603) 344-3128
eMail: ray@whatsupballooning.com
Website:  www.whatsupballooning.com
Languages Spoken:  English
Description of Services and Service Areas:  
Scenic balloon flights in Henniker New Hampshire

Name of Company or Pilot:  Wizard of Awes Ballooning, LLC. - Marc Brodeur Pilot
Authorization and Certificate #: 2779342
Address:  21 Ash St. Windham, NH 03087
Telephone: 1 (603) 898-1932
Fax:  1 (603) 898-1932
eMail: Marc@Flyawes.com
Website:  www.FlyAwes.com
Languages Spoken:  English
Description of Services and Service Areas:  Sunrise and Sunset Champagne Flights, Wedding services

    New Jersey

Name of Company or Pilot: Above & Beyond Ballooning
Address: P.O. Box 5372, Clinton, NJ 08809
Telephone: 1 (908) 713-6123
eMail: njhotair@njhotair.com
Website: http://www.njhotair.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services: Champagne hot air balloon flights, aerial advertising, flight instruction, hot air balloon repairs &
maintenance. Description of Service Areas: Clinton, NJ (Hunterdon and Warren Counties, NJ), Chester Springs, PA (Chester County, PA), Poughkeepsie / Pleasant Valley, NY (Dutchess County, NY)

Name of Company or Pilot:  Air America, Inc.
Authorization and Certificate #: FAA certified commercial pilots and new equipment
Address:  PO Box 58, Mahwah, NJ 07430
Telephone: 1 (201) 818-0266
Fax:  1 (201) 825-4134
eMail: Balloonrides@yahoo.com
Website:  www.AirAmericaBalloons.com
Languages Spoken:  English
Description of Services and Service Areas:  We fly in the New York metro area.  Our equipment is Aerostar.  We can fly a couple or an army. Contact us today and tell us your needs.

Name of Company or Pilot:  Two Angels Hot Air Balloon Team - Harry & Diane Collison
Address: 
510 South Berlin Ave, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Telephone:
1 (609) 965-6313
Fax:  
1 (609) 340-4841
eMail: FIRSTandFINEST98@aol.com
Website:  
www.Firstandfinest98.com
Languages Spoken:  English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Hotair balloon rides, champagne flights, tethers, instruction Area Southern New Jersey

    New York

Name of Company or Pilot: Balloons Over Letchworth - Sean Quigley
Address:  6645 Denton Corners Rd Castile, NY 14427
Telephone: 1 (585) 493-3340
eMail: sean@balloonsoverletchworth.com
Website: www.balloonsoverletchworth.com
Language spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Champagne balloon rides over the Grand Canyon of the East since 1987. 600 ft. gorge and 23 different waterfalls. Unbelievable scenery. One hour from both Buffalo and Rochester, N.Y. Full time, commercial pilot. April - October.

 

Name of Company or Pilot: High Hopes Balloon Company, Inc. - Greg Livadas Pilot
Address: 62 Devonshire Circle, Penfield, NY 14526
Telephone: 1 (585) 377-7768
eMail Address: highhopesballoon@aol.com
Website: www.highhopesballoon.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Service and Service Areas: Offering balloon rides in upstate New York's Finger Lakes region near Rochester

    Ohio

Name of Company or Pilot: Flying Colours Hot Air Balloons Ltd. - Dave and Carole Strickland
Address: 383 Brevoort Rd. Columbus, OH 43214
Telephone: 1 (614) 447-8684
Fax: 1 (614) 447-0502
eMail Address: strickland@columbus.rr.com
Website URL: www.flyingcoloursballoons.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Offering traditional Champagne Flights in Central Ohio. Our mission is to provide only the finest balloon flight experience.

Name of Company or Pilot: Zephyr East Balloon Tours
Address:
PO Box 21476 Canton, OH 44701
Telephone: 1
(330) 704-2986
eMail:
zephyreasttours@wmconnect.com
Website:
www.zephyreastballoons.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services:
Our balloons gently lift passengers above the ever-changing landscape of Northeastern Ohio.

    Oregon

Name of Company or Pilot: Pacific Peaks Balloon Company, LLC - Jim Smith Owner/Operator
Address: 16065 SW Barrington Place Tigard, Oregon 97224
Telephone: (877)722-3662
Fax: (503)590-4950
eMail:               Jim: jim@pachigh.com
                        Info: info@pachigh.com
          Reservations: reservations@pachigh.com
                Website: www.pacificpeaksballoons.com
Flight Reservations may be made online using our secure ordering system
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Hot Air Balloon Flight Adventures and more in Oregon's Northern Willamette Valley. We focus on quality flight adventures for families and small groups. We invite you to come "Live Your Dream" of a Hot Air Balloon Adventure with Pacific Peaks Balloon Company. Flights daily from April through October, weather permitting.
Tether flights, School Presentations and flight instruction is also available. Visit our web site for more information.

    Pennsylvania

Name of Company or Pilot: Windjammer Balloon Flights
Address: 2291 Manor Road York, PA 17404
Telphone: 1 (717) 767-7744
Toll Free: 1 (888) 826-1965
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: We offer scenic Champagne flights throughout the South central region of Pennsylvania, including Hershey, Gettysburg and York.

    Texas

Name of Company or Pilot: Balloon Adventures USA
Address:
Longview, TX 75605
Telephone: 1 (903) 758-4841
Website: www.balloonadventuresusa.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Featuring year round sunrise and sunset flights over beautiful East Texas.  It will create a memory which keeps on giving.  Flight certificates available.

    Vermont

Name of Company or Pilot: U-Ken-Do Ballooning
Address: 399 Country Club Rd. Swanton, VT 05488
Telephone:  1-802-868-9932
Website: www.hotairballoon.org/vermont
Description of Services and Service Areas:  We'd love to bring you an exhilarating experience floating over the Green Mountains of Vermont.  Enjoy the breath taking views of Vermont, Lake Champlain, New York and Canada.

 

    Wisconsin

Name of Company or Pilot: Silver Lining Balloons - Mark Kennedy
Address: McHenry, IL 60050
Telephone: 1 (815) 690-1237
Fax: 1 (815) 385-6728
eMail: silverliningpilot@yahoo.com
Website: www.silverliningballoons.net
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Services and Service Areas: Hot air balloon ride company operating Northwest of Chicago, IL and the Lake Geneva, WI area. We offer Hot Air Balloon Rides, Banner Advertising, Balloon Tethers, Pilot Instruction, and Gift Certificates for any occasion. We Fly Year Round!

 

 

     
 International Directory of Balloon Flight Training    
North America
  United States

    New Mexico

Name of Chief Pilot or Training Pilot: Elizabeth Wright-Smith Chief Pilot, Al Lowenstein Chief Training Pilot
Authorization and Certificate #: RD1S-448K
Type of Training:  Part 141 School, LTA Air/Ground PVT and COM
Name of Company: World Balloon Flight School LLC
Type of Training Offered: Private, Commercial, and Ground
Address: 1220 Rockrose Rd NE Albuquerque NM 87122
Telephone: 1 (505) 821 8558
Fax: 1 (505) 856 7186
eMail: wbflightschool!@comcast.net
Website: www.worldballoon.com
Languages Spoken: English
Description of Training Provided: Complete LTA training for either new pilots or those wishing to add the category of LTA to their existing certificate. Instructors are assigned to the student, and we fly each day the weather cooperates (which is most.) Completion of PVT LTA in 2 weeks is the norm.
 

    Oklahoma

Name of Chief Pilot or Training Pilot:  Michael Scott
Name of Company: Flying High Balloon Services, LLC
Type of Training Offered: (Private, Commercial, Ground) All 3
Address: P.O. Box 57615    OKC, OK  73157
Telephone: 1 (405) 947-2782
Fax: 1 (405) 947-1163
eMail: spiritballoon@hotmail.com
Website:  www.fhballoon.com
Languages Spoken: English


 
 

     
 International Directory of Balloon Repair Stations  
North America
  United States

    Arizona

Name of Chief Balloon Repairman:  Larry L. Cravens
Authorization and Station Certificate #:  
XQOR098Y
Name of Company:  Balloon RX
Address: P.O. Box 1117, 415 Libby Lane,Cornville, AZ 73157
Telephone: 1 (
928) 649-8197
eMail:
BalloonRx@AOL.com
 

    California

Name of Chief Balloon Repairman: Gayle Stroble
Authorization and Station Certificate # QLFR660L
Name of company: California Ballooning Services
Address: 1233 E. Beamer Street Suite E, Woodland, CA 95776
Telephone: (530) 662-8867
Fax: (530) 662-0810
Website: www.cheersovercalifornia.com/californiaballooningservices.htm
Description: Full service repair station, rated for all brands of balloons. Certified staff are recipients of FAA Gold Award for maintenance. Authorized Aerostar dealer and service center. Authorized dealer of Tempest Fans.

    Indiana

Name of Chief Balloon Repairman: Nick Hoffbauer
Authorization and Station Certificate #: XB6R677J
Name of Company: Above & Beyond Balloon Co. of Indiana
Address: Carmel, IN
Telephone: 1 (317) 844-3718 or Toll Free 1 (877) 359-4207
Website URL: http://www.indianaballoonrides.com
Description of Services Offered: Full service balloon repair station, offering repairs, rebuilds, annuals, banners and more.

 

    Oklahoma

Name of Chief Balloon Repairman:  Michael Scott
Authorization and Station Certificate #:  F65R972Y , Virtually ever brand
Name of Company:  Flying High Balloon Services, LLC
Address: P.O. Box 57615   OKC, OK  73157
Telephone: 1 (405) 947-2782
Fax: 1 (405) 947-1163
eMail: spiritballoon@hotmail.com
Website: www.fhballoon.com
Description of Services Offered: We work on virtually ever brand of balloon flying today.

    Pennsylvania

Name of Chief Balloon Repairman: Roger Wayne / Jon Radowski
Authorization and Station Certificate #: MZBR974K
Name of Company: Mid-Atlantic Balloon Repair Station
Address: 1638 Yellow Springs Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425
Telephone: 1 (610) 827-7050
eMail: njhotair@njhotair.com
Website: http://www.hotairrepair.com
Description of Services Offered: Repairs & Maintenance,
Annual/100-hour Inspections, Partial or Complete Envelope/Basket Rebuilds, and much more. Mid-Atlantic Balloon Repair Station is certified to maintain the following makes of balloons: Adams, Aerostar, AeroMagic, Balloon Works, Cameron, Eagle, FireFly, Galaxy, Head, Lindstrand, Raven, Thunder & Colt, Experimental.

    Texas

Name of Chief Balloon Repairman: Guy G. Gauthier
Authorization and Station Certificate #: B5RR779J
Name of Company: - Balloon Repairs of East Texas, Inc. (BRET)
Address: 5103 W. Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75604
Telephone: 1 (903) 297-0003
Fax: 1 (903) 295-0444
eMail: guyg@balloonrepair.com
Website: www.balloonrepair.com
Description of Services Offered: Full service repairs to all brands of hot air balloons.  Envelope rebuilds, Experimental construction. Annual inspections.  Prepurchase inspections Custom fabrications. Homebuilt kits and assistance.
 

 

 


 


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