Here are the most frequently asked questions that we receive about hot air balloons:
Rip-stop nylon, dacron, taffeta and nylon are the most common.
The Civil Aviation Administration controls ballooning with the same strict regulations that apply to airplanes.
Balloons are registered like any other aircraft and are subject to regular airworthiness checks. The Civil Aviation Authority will not allow a balloon to be certified as airworthy unless these inspections and checks are done by authorized maintenance personnel and certified by them. All pilots are licensed by the IDAC and have to pass regular flight checks.