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Anatomy of a Gas Balloon

Balloon Types - Netted & Netless

Balloon Size

Basket Design

Load Ring

Envelope Design

Drag Rope  

Gas Balloon Fabric

Gas Balloon Valve

Hydrogen Safety

Net Design

Rip Panel

How Envelopes are manufactured

Spherical Balloon Gore Coordinates

Balloon Varnishes used in early Gas Balloons




Balloon Performance

Gas Ballooning Terms and Definitions

Gas Ballooning Anniversary

Gas Balloon Equipment List

Who invented the Gas Balloon?

Historical Dates in Gas Ballooning

Piloting a Free Balloon (Section II) TM-1-305.pdf

Lifting Gases

Pilot Rating Requirements

Physics of Lifting Gases

21  Rules for Gas Balloon Lift

Superheating and the effects on gas balloons

Sample Inflation Checklist for the Yellow Beast Balloon

Flight Lessons From Germany May 2004

Balloon Fabric from Goldbeaters Skin

Helium, The New Balloon Gas

Above the Clouds


This site was last updated 01/01/10