Here are the most frequently asked questions that we receive about hot air balloons:
Radios are used to stay in contact with the chase crew as well as with Air Traffic Control and other aircraft flying in the vicinity.
A hot air balloon gets its lift from heating the air with propane fuel. A gas balloon gets its lift from lighter than air gases, usually helium or hydrogen.
From start to finish, your adventure will last about 4 hours. The inflation and preparation of the balloon normally takes about 30 minutes. The flight itself normally takes around one hour. After the flight, the breakfast take about one hour and travel to and from the hotel will take about another 30 to 45 minutes or so each way. The balloons always carry sufficient fuel for at least 1 hour flight time plus a 45 minute reserve capacity.