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The gas division welcomes members of the BFA who are interested in gas ballooning.

Join the division to today to access information about gas ballooning in the members only area. This area has announcements, a newsletter and technical archive for those interested in learning more about gas balloons used for Lighter Than Air Flights.

Any suggestions for this area should be sent to Brian Critelli:


Gas Rating Requirements Print E-mail
Written by Brian Critelli   
Wednesday, 03 January 2007 14:07

What's required to get a Gas Balloon Rating?

Federal Aviation Administration regulation 61.103 states to receive a private pilot license with a balloon rating you must:

B. Be at least 16 years old for a rating in a glider or balloon.

C. Be able to read, speak, write and understand English.

D. Receive a logbook endorsement from an authorized instructor who:

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 June 2009 19:58
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