Blog Archive > Month: May 2010

Hot Air Balloon Rally Season is coming
May 28, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
All across the country, cities and organizations sponsor hot air balloon rallies during the summer months.  What is a hot air balloon rally?  Quick answer: a gathering of balloonists, their crew, their balloons, and sponsors at an organized event.  Generally hot air balloon rallies are centered around a town celebration or are a celebration in […] Continue reading

A happy flyer!
May 27, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
When Amy met us in the for Sunday’s flight, she was a little nervous… actually quite scared of going up in a hot air balloon.  Todd, her boyfriend, and my crew chief Lisa talked with her and comforted her.  I also explained she had already did one of the most dangerous things she could have […] Continue reading

The Happy Couple
May 18, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
We had the privilege of flying this happy couple this past Sunday to celebrate their engagement.  They enjoyed our deluxe private balloon flight for just the 2 of them and then enjoyed a champagne tailgate brunch after the flight.  She said “this was one of the most fun things they have done together” Continue reading

Who Do You Trust?
May 14, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
I am sure you get all those spam emails on how they can improve your search standings on the internet.    I tend to be leery of unsolicited emails (spam) and telemarketers.   So who do you trust to optimize your website?  I like  to rely on referrals.  I have personally worked with Longmont Business Marketing and have […] Continue reading

Weather & Hot Air Ballooning
May 9, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
People ask, why do we fly hot air balloons so early in the morning?   We generally fly hot air balloons just after sunrise when the winds are more calm and the weather conditions are more stable.  This stable condition is the result of  overnite cooling and the cooler air settling to the ground with warmer […] Continue reading

Want to Buy a Hot Air Balloon?
May 7, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
I’ve been asked many times how much does it cost to purchase a new and/or used hot air balloon system.  I like to respond… “how much money do you have?”  Actually, new & used hot air balloon systems are comparable in price to new & used cars.  A new system starts around $25,000 and prices […] Continue reading