Balloon Flying Handbook (PDF)
Beginning with a brief history of balloon flight, this book provides information and guidance to pilots in the performance of maneuvers and procedures. Subjects covered include equipment and components, preparing for flight, inflation, launch and landing, inflight maneuvers, and post-flight procedures such as deflation and fueling. Chapters are included on special operations such as tethering and emergency procedures, regulations, maintenance, earning a pilot certificate, and aeronautical decision making.
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