A form of aircraft that suspends in the air using hot air. A bag called an envelope carries the hot air in the hot air balloon. The part beneath the hot air balloon from where the envelope suspends is called a wicker basket. Hot air inside the envelope maintains buoyancy in the hot air balloon which helps it suspend in the air. The first hot air balloon was invented in France around the 1700s. The first hot air balloon was able to stay in the air for eight minutes.
The air balloon that suspended in the air for the longest time was steered by Richard Branson. That balloon is said to be the fastest ever flown air balloon. Do not ride in a hot air balloon under the rain. When it rains, rainwater is heated by the air inside the hot air balloon to boiling point damaging its envelope. The hot air may explode, causing the air balloon to lose control in the air. A hot air balloon is used to perform many functions.
Corporate events are held in hot air balloons. Corporate events are prepared by companies for their staff. Corporate events are meant for work reasons or as teambuilding occasions. Whether they are meant for work or leisure, holding corporate events in an air balloon is pleasurable. When hiring a hot air balloon, the company chooses from several sizes that hot air balloons come in. Conducting a corporate event in a hot air balloon gives employees an enjoyable experience. Recreation is another reason why you want to ride in a hot air balloon. In commercial and leisure flights, individuals or companies book a hot air balloon in which to take a ride. Hot air balloons conducting such flights are paid for hence, commercial. They are used for recreation by some of its riders. When you need to spend your leisure and enjoy while at it, consider hot air ballooning.
Advertisements can also be made using a hot air balloon. That is where a company advertises its marque utilizing a hot air balloon. Products images are placed on the hot air balloon for the public to see.
Hot air balloons are also used as a form of sport. Here, people compete using hot air balloons. The winning balloonists may get rewarded depending on the terms of the sport. Consider taking part in hot air ballooning if you are looking for a fun-filled sport. Hot air balloons races are undertaken in unique landscapes. If you are passionate about partaking in speed races while exploring the world, consider trying hot air ballooning as a sport.