The Balloon Blog

Rohr Balloons on Hot Air Balloon Safety

Most folks are aware of the hot air balloon tragedy that happened in July, 2016 near Austin, Texas. For those that haven’t, I’ll share the currently known details of it in…

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Hot Air Balloon Research Project at Sunnyvale ISD Middle School

For the fourth year in a row, Brian Rohr and Rohr Balloons were proud to launch a hot air balloon research project at Sunnyvale ISD middle school for the 5th grade classes. The…

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Exciting outdoor things to do in Dallas

Looking for exciting outdoor things to do in Dallas area this weekend? Dallas is part of a growing metroplex with infinite options to have a great time, whether you live there…

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Best Hot Air Balloon Rides McKinney TX

Experience The Best Hot Air Balloon Rides McKinney TX Style! Rohr Balloons is the premier family-owned and operated business in DFW, relocated to North Texas in 1992 by Brian Rohr.We place…

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What to be careful about when booking a hot air balloon ride

Booking a hot air balloon ride: things to avoid and look for: When booking a hot air balloon ride, there are important considerations that could save you time, money, headaches,…

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Why does a Hot Air Balloon Float?

Hot air rises. Heated air molecules “spread out” or expand and bounce around, and the space becomes less dense than the surrounding space. Increasing the air temperature inside the balloon envelope makes…

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Why you should propose in a hot air balloon (and how)

You’ve found that special someone you want to spend the rest of your life with. How will you propose? Being in love can feel like you’re floating, but getting engaged can…

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The Hot Air Balloon Experience: Tips for First-Timers

Are you ready for your first hot air balloon experience? Below are tips for first-timers and a brief explanation of the entire hot air ballooning experience to help you prepare:…

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The Balloonists Prayer & Champagne Toast

Often in the early years of ballooning, when seeing a large object descend from the sky, spectators would grow angry or afraid and attack the balloonists with pitchforks, thus destroying their…

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Parts of a Hot Air Balloon

The way a hot air balloon works is an amazing combination of science and nature. The science is in the parts that work with nature to give you the experience of flight. The…

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