"I rarely walk inside unless i find a problem from my visual. Anyway I love the thread, there has been very little on here for quite some time that has caught my interst. This is the kind of discussion i loved when i first started…"
"I also check my burners on hot inflation unless it's cold and i'm worried about having enough pressure. Then i open up the tanks, check the pressure on my burner guages, and then burn off what's in the lines prior to unpacking the bag…"
"Hey Justin, I have had that app for several months now and forgot about it, I have yet to use it, thanks for the demo. do you have to manually enter the duration of the flight and distance or does it calculate that for you? Couldn't tell from…"
"Eric, i don,t know about pricing but i have a used concept that I have been flying for 3 years. It was built in 1994 and was low hour when I purchased it. I am replacing it this year as it is getting porous (16 years is a pretty good life). I have…"
I am a Kentucky pilot who got private at the end of 2007, I currently live in Iowa and have been here since the end of 2008. I am obscessed and hope to stay that way for a long time. My wife and 2 kids also love it. I started crewing at a local balloon event about 8 or 9 years ago and the pilot took me up with him that first year ,I've been hooked ever since!
Hi Jared ,
Nice hearing from you and thanks for the info. You mentioned Paul Stumpf, I paths crossed years ago when we both got started in the sport.I am attaching an old photo of Paul in a balloon he built based on a Brian Boland design, Ray