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Looking for exciting outdoor things to do in Dallas area this weekend? Dallas is part of a growing metroplex with infinite options to have a great time, whether you live there or are visiting. A great way to start your day is with a sunrise hot air balloon ride just north of Dallas! You’ll be done with
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Watch this video from the pilot’s point of view during a hot air balloon inflation. You can see how the inflation fan fills the envelope and the burners slowly add heat until the pilot is able to bring the balloon upright. Before the inflation process begins, the pilot will brief you about safety. Please listen
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The way a hot air balloon works is an amazing combination of science and nature. The science is in the parts that work with nature to give you the experience of flight. The three main parts of a hot air balloon are the basket (gondola), the burner, and the envelope. Below is a brief description of each element
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Often in the early years of ballooning, when seeing a large object descend from the sky, spectators would grow angry or afraid and attack the balloonists with pitchforks, thus destroying their balloons and chasing off the balloonists. A tradition was formed where balloonists would carry champagne on their flights and offer a toast call “The Balloonists
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Hot air rises. Heated air molecules “spread out” or expand and bounce around, and the space becomes less dense than the surrounding space. Increasing the air temperature inside the balloon envelope makes it less dense than the air, thus making it “lighter than air”. The amount of lift depends on the difference between the temperature inside and
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