Tag Archives: hot air balloons

New rules for hot air balloon operators

This caught my eye. More than six years after 16 people died in a hot air balloon crash in Central Texas, the Federal Aviation Administration has started enforcing new rules on commercial balloon pilots that were devised because of tragedy. The … Continue reading

Posted in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on New rules for hot air balloon operators

Hunting hogs from hot air balloons

Not as popular as hoped. Turns out, hunting feral hogs from a hot air balloon is not all that popular in Texas. Three years after state lawmakers approved the high-flying hunts, no balloon company has gotten a permit, according to … Continue reading

Posted in The great state of Texas | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments