Balloon Clubs & Organisations

A selection of balloon clubs from around the world.

3 4 40 Balloon club

Balloon club with in the M4, M4 and M40 area in the UK.

WRBBAC Balloon Club

Western Region Balloon Club.

British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

The British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association oversees pilot and instructor training standards, provides technical support such as airworthiness standards, runs coaching courses for pilots and a host of other services.

Deutscher Freiballonsport-Verband e.V.

Herzlich willkommen auf der Homepage des Deutschen Freiballonsport-Verbandes e.V.

BALLONSPORTGRUPPE STUTTGART e.V.

Die Ballonsportgruppe Stuttgart fährt Gas- und Heißluftballon. Weltweit gibt es mehr als zehntausend Heißluftballone, in Deutschland allein sind es mehr als 1500. Mehr als vierzigtausendmal starten Heißluftballone jedes Jahr in Deutschland.

Aerostat Society of Australia

- Varied collection of photos and facts about ballooning in Australia, Airships, Parachutes, and Balloon Building. Includes an article on the Theory of Flight.

Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

- A comprehensive site covering a range of ballooning topics including the Albuqeurque Balloon Fiesta, local education and safety programs, flying events, club activities and committees, and club history.

Arizona Hot Air Balloon Club

- You'll find a wealth of information about ballooning in and around Arizona. Event listings, contact information, club meetings, and balloon history are covered here.

Association of Balloon and Airship Constructors

- A site for lighter than air researchers, designers and builders. Browse the online library for technical and historical information, apply for membership, and order books and documents on the subject.

Deutscher Freiballonsport-Verband e.V.

Herzlich willkommen auf der Homepage des Deutschen Freiballonsport-Verbandes e.V.

Australian Ballooning Federation

- Responsible for the day to day administration of sport ballooning in Australia, and contracted to carry out safety and surveillance duties for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Balloon Association of Greater Illinois

- A resource for Illinois area pilots and crew. Find pilot biographies, classifieds, the "Balloon Room" museum, and scholarship information.

Balloon Association of Victoria

- Non-profit, member based organisation dedicated to the development of sport ballooning in Victoria, Australia.

Balloon Club of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory

- Explore detailed information about Australian ballooning, a large collection of photographs, balloon FAQs, Solar Ballooning, book reviews, and local event listings.

Balloon Sport Club Tokyo

- Hot air balloon club for the Watatrese, Japan region. Experts and novices alike fly weekly. Contacts, maps, and photos.

Ballooning Society of Pikes Peak - Colorado Springs area club schedules monthly member flights "in the land that inspired America the Beautiful". Includes photo album, articles, and links.

Black Horse Ballooning Club

- Balloon club founded over 25 years ago around the Black Horse Pub near Aylesbury, England. Provides background ballooning information, picture gallery and members area.

Bristol University Hot Air Ballooning Society

- Site for Bristol, England based club. Browse membership and flight information, detailed glossary of terms, history of ballooning, club newsletters, and balloon related articles.

The British Association Of Balloon Operators

- Trade organization representing UK passenger balloon operators. Find a balloonist or organize a flight in the UK.

The British Balloon and Airship Club

- Information on hot air ballooning, gas ballooning, and airship flying in the UK. Includes data about regional balloon activities, training requirements in the UK, record statistics, and helpful links.

The Calgary Balloon Club

- Ballooning in Alberta - read about the club's monthly flights, view the picture gallery, or learn the "Top 10 Reasons Why Ballooning is Better in the Winter"!

The Canadian Balloon Association

- Canada's national sanctioning body for competitive events. Find technical explanations of how a balloon works and listings of Canadian balloon events.

The Canadian Balloon Association

- A national organization made up of balloon pilots and qualified technical members with the objective of promoting and representing ballooning for all Canadians.

Central Ohio Balloon Club

- Central Ohio Balloon Club offers education, fellowship, and fun for hot air balloon pilots, crew and enthusiasts in central Ohio.

Central Texas Ballooning Association

- Race photos, club activity calendar, local launch sites, and related links are included in this regional club site.

Cercle Luxembourgeois de l'Aérostation

- Explore membership information, flight descriptions and scheduling, club news, and weather links.

Cheyenne Hot Air Balloon Club

- Site includes pilot listings, Wyoming event and seminar schedules, and club information and contacts.

Connecticut Lighter Than Air Society

- A club for anyone interested in learning about, participating in and improving the sport of ballooning. Ballooning basics, weather links and topical news.

Corn Palace Balloon Club

- South Dakota balloon offers information about their special shape balloons and the pilots that fly them.

Edinburgh University Hot Air Balloon Club

- This sport ballooning club based in Edinburgh provides information on joining them for local flights or short weekend trips to events. You'll find maps, prices, and a flying handbook.

Edmonton Balloon Club

- Membership information, ground crew and training descriptions, competition and meeting schedules, and for sale list.

Experimental Balloon and Airship Association

- A loose congregation of aeronauts who have built, are flying or own any sort of Experimental, Ultralight or Homebuilt Lighter-Than-Air Craft.

4-flight Hot Air Balloon Group

- Hot air balloon rides advice, balloon festivals, pictures, book reviews, technology and information from a group of enthusiasts based in Bristol, England.

Gateway Aerostatic Association

- Based in Saint Louis, Missouri, the GAA is one of the oldest balloon organizations in the country. The goal of the GAA is to promote safe and enjoyable ballooning through education and group activities.

Georgia Balloon Association

- Includes organizational information and a list of officers.

Granite State Balloon Association

- Info on balloon festivals, rides, pilots, pictures, getting involved, learning to fly, weather and pilot resources.