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today's balloon systems

The modern day hot air balloon is a far cry from its predecessor of the late 1700s. As you may have read on our "history of ballooning" page, man's first form of flight came about quite by accident when a couple of

Frenchmen  were  burning  their  garbage  in the  town  square, as  was

from the heap and wondered if they might  somehow have

listed along with general information  and/or history when available.  Additionally, you'll find web links, when

available, along with their associated  web pages - simply

current  and  former  balloon  manufacturers  as  well  as  any

associated history and information. You’ll be amazed by what you find - the advanced technologically, the  shapes,  sizes  and possibilities  with today’s  hot air balloons.  Enjoy your flight!

  common practice at that time. They noticed the smoke rising

the ability to capture that smoke (it was really the heat) and take flight. Within the drop-down  menu above, many  of today's  manufacturers of hot air balloons are

click where  indicated  and a seperate  window will open to