Books written and published by Balloon Publishing Company, a division of Balloon Excelsior:
HOW TO FLY A BALLOON: THE BALLOONIST'S RESOURCE. -- $35.00
This book contains techniques of balloon layout, inflation,
flight, including contour flying, landing, equipment and use,
fueling, regulations, maintenance and other information useful
to experienced pilots and students. Many questions in the FAA Knowledge
Tests for balloons are based on tis book. A large resource section
lists of balloon manufacturers, clubs, FSDOs, accessory suppliers,
schools, repair stations, examiners and balloon aviation safety
counselors, with address and phone number. How To Fly A Balloon was
used by the FAA for their official Balloon
BALLOON GROUND SCHOOL HOME STUDY MANUAL -- $35.00
This book contains all the current information necessary for prospective Private and Commercial balloon pilots to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Knowledge, Oral and Practical exams. Actual FAA test questions are categorized and provided at the end of each chapter. FAA Private and Commercial Practical Test Standards printed in full.
BALLOON INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL -- $30.00
This book contains everything a balloon Flight Instructor needs to train a student to fly a balloon, including FAA forms, endorsement wordings, private pilot syllabus and teaching and learning guidelines. Current FAA Private, Commercial and Balloon Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards printed in full.
Books published or written by
Kalakuka and Brent Stockwell -- $27.50
published by Friedman/Fairfax, New York
Full-color, glossy, large-format coffee table book on ballooning, with a carefully researched, accurate history of ancient and modern ballooning. In addition to history, the book contains beautiful photos and stories from all around the world, balloon events, information on around-the-world flights and competition flying. 120 photos. Signed by the authors.