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Rohr Balloons on Hot Air Balloon Safety – DFW Balloon Rides

Originally posted August 2016, Updated 7/9/17 POWERLINES. POWERLINES. POWERLINES. They are too important of a focus within ballooning to only say the word once. Fatal balloon accidents are very rare.…

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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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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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Hot Air Balloon Inflation

Watch this video from the pilot’s point of view during a hot air balloon inflation. You can see how the inflation fan fills the envelope and the burners slowly add…

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Can hot air balloons fly in the rain?

The answer is no. Well, for one thing, the top of the balloon reaches approximately 100 degrees Centigrade (the boiling point of water), and when the rain falls on the…

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Hot Air Balloon Landing

This video of a hot air balloon landing will help you understand what to expect if you’re flying on a slightly windy day. When landing in this situation, it’s good…

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Truman University Hot Air Balloon Tether

Rohr Balloons had some ups and downs at Truman University Rohr Balloons hopped over to Truman University in Kirksville, MO on October 17th to give them a few ups and…

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McKinney Magazine Feature

Rohr Balloons was recently featured in McKinney Magazine! We’re so excited to help put the city of McKinney, TX on the map for fun soaring adventures. Read the full article…

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Ballooning Weather Conditions in North Texas

by Brian Rohr, Pilot What are the best seasons and times for balloon flights in Dallas/Fort Worth? I am often asked by passengers what the best season, and the best…

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