Hot Air Ballooning

Hot air balloons are the oldest successful human flight technology, dating back to the Montgolfier brothers' invention in Annonay, France in 1783. Thereês a lot to learn if you want to pilot a balloon. Youêll need to know all about ballast, temperature and thermals as well as have exceptional navigation skills. A balloon that can be propelled through the air rather than just being carried along by the wind is an airship..