If you haven't seen a hot air balloon up close, or you would like to know
more about how they are operated, these pages are for you.
We've illustrated the practice of modern hot air ballooning using photographs
of some CLAS members and their balloons in operation.
Hot Air Balloons in general
Assembly and Inflation
Take-off and Flight
Landing and Pack-up
We're also happy to present the following links to some highly readable and
informative articles by CLAS member Jim Ellis:
Finally, here are some other web resources related to ballooning:
How to Launch a Hot Air Balloon
How to Fly a Hot Air Balloon
How to Land a Hot Air Balloon