Are hot air balloon envelopes washable or ironable?

Although the envelope is made of an incredibly strong material, it is also delicate, for example it should be retrieved as soon as possible since the uv light affects the fabric and degrades it,the same happens with water, which is why hot air balloon envelopes do not need to be washed or ironed, besides considering […]

How are hot air balloons assembled?

Unlike an airplane, a balloon is an airship that needs to be assembled before every flight; first of all, the wind direction is to be determined. When the wind direction is determined, all the equipment of the balloon is unloaded. The basket and burner are assembled and then connected to the gas cylinders by special […]

How many people are necessary to set and pick up a hot air balloon?

Balloon ride in spain Balloon ride in Spain. The bigger a balloon is, the heavier its equipment is; which is why all the people on board should help to set and to pick up the balloon. It is a usual thing that passengers participate in the previous and after flight activities allowing themselves to touch […]

What does the design of a hot air balloon depend on?

As a general rule, the design of a balloon depends directly on its owner’s will (see the post: Why do racer balloons have a thinner shape than normal hot air balloons?) But sometimes balloons are used as a method of advertising; where their colors and design are made according to the customer’s need. Nowadays it is possible […]