This is a group for anyone interested in Hot Air Balloons
However, this is not about taking a flightonce, it is about building a balloon team
Ballooning is a fantastic activity and the Pennsylvania countryside both beautiful and very suitable for ballooning. Hot Air Balloons require a team to assemble, chase and eventually pack the balloon. The idea is to get together on weekends and also at the end of week days in the summer, and go fly a balloon when the weather permits.
Members will learn how to crew for a balloon, occasionally fly in the balloon. Those interested in photography will also have great photo ops.
No experience necessary to get started, but
1. It is strongly suggested for members to be located within 10 miles of Collegeville, PA - please do not apply if you live 30 miles away
2. Members will need to run, lift and this is a moderately physical activity
3. Balloons can only fly at sunrise or 2h before sunset, so we meet early (5AM in summer) and members need to have a drivers license and transportation to the meeting point.