- Introduction to Balloon Flight Training
- Hot Air Balloon Design, Systems, and Theory
- Preflight Planning
- Weather Theory and Reports
- The National Airspace System
- Layout To Launch
- In-flight Maneuvers
- Landing and Recovery
- Aeromedical Factors
- The Instructional Process
- The Gas Balloon
Handbook developed by the FAA to assist balloon student pilots.
It covers basic pilot knowledge + skills essential for safe balloon flying.
Provides guidance on performance of balloon maneuvers + procedures. Also suitable for pilots preparing for additional balloon ratings or those wishing to improve their flying proficiency and knowledge.
This handbook introduces the basic pilot knowledge and skills that are essential for piloting balloons. It introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge that will be needed as they progress in their pilot training.
Student pilots learning to fly balloons, certificated pilots preparing for additional balloon ratings or who desire to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, and commercial balloon pilots teaching balloon students how to fly should find this handbook helpful.
This book introduces the prospective pilot to the realm of balloon flight and provides information and guidance to all balloon pilots in the performance of various balloon maneuvers and procedures.
This format brings many advantages such as interactive content, bookmarks and search capabilities. Another great benefit is the zero weight of the book and the possibility to have it readily available anywhere and anytime on your tablet or phone.
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