Ballooning in the Best of the Web Directory


Hot air ballooning portal.

Airships and Blimp Resources

Provides answers to airships FAQs, news update, directory of flying airships, database of constructors, and information on thermal airships and the Experimental Balloon and Airships Association.

Avian Balloon Company

Manufactures hot air balloons with envelopes ranging from 42,000 to 158,500 cubic feet in volume. Also makes cold air balloons, helium blimps and inflatables.

Balloons Over Britain

National balloon flight operator with launch sites across the entirety of the UK, online booking available.

BBC News: The Great Balloon Challenge

Features an article from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News about the winners of The Great Balloon Challenge.


Features a ballooning search engine and directory.

Bluner Bill

Provides information on ballooning festivals, history, and terms. Also presents a photo gallery, related links, and webrings.

Early Years of Sport Ballooning

Information about balloons in the 1960's and early 1970's.

Experimental and Ultralight Balloons and Airships

Presents information about LTA aircraft, including upcoming events, plans, library and technology resources.

FireFly Balloons

Manufacturers of sport and commercial hot air balloons.


Features information and resources about gas balloons, including races, clubs and history.

Personal page of Brian Jones, first circumnavigator of the world in a hot air balloon, featuring information on his current projects.

Solar Balloons

Provides facts about solar balloons and information on how to build them.

World Wide Web Balloon Pages

Provides an extensive collection of ballooning links.

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