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Balloon Pilot Library and Study Kit with Far Aim

Learn to fly Balloons, and other LTA crafts. 

Includes first FAA published Balloon Flying Handbook plus everything to train and study for FAA tests. 

All documents in one place – fully indexed. Free update for 1 year

Balloon Pilot FAA Library and Study Kit

Download ($8.95)

Get ready to fly ballons and LTA craft. Included in this kit is the FAA's first book dedicated to balloon flying. The Balloon Flying Handbook is written for student pilots learning to fly balloons, certificated pilots preparing for additional balloon ratings or who desire to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, and commercial balloon pilots teaching students. The book also serves to introduce balloon flight to prospective students who are seeking information on this exciting sport. Beginning with a brief history of balloon flight, the book provides information and guidance to pilots in the performance of maneuvers and procedures. Subjects covered include equipment and components, preparing for flight, inflation, launch and landing, inflight maneuvers, and post-flight procedures such as deflation and fueling. Chapters are included on special operations such as tethering and emergency procedures, regulations, and maintenance, earning a pilot certificate, and aeronautical decision making. Appendices provide sample weather briefings, checklists, a reprint of 14 CFR Part 31 (the regulation governing the airworthiness standards for manned balloons), and an airman application. This new FAA-H8083-11 is the official source for all balloon questions appearing on the FAA Knowledge Exams. . Even if your just curious, you'll want to get this kit.

Includes handbooks, test standards, guides and questions. You'll be fully prepared for any certification with this material. In all cases, the material is the final authority in testing and regulatory questions and is as good as or better than what is sold at many times the cost in paper editions. I have also included many time and money saving tools available on the disk and reference to online tools to assist with planning, weather and training. All are free with this disk. Save your money for flight time.

This Kit categorizes and presents all the documents that will prepare you for flying Balloons for any certification. Home study curriculums individually developed by students should be compiled from material described in the applicable FAA knowledge test guide. This library compiles those materials and many extras on a Kit in one place.


Yes, Get the current version of the most popular Balloon flying manual

Yes, Get access to free, unlimited, on-line testing


Easy to Use
This Library is self starting. Just pop in the Kit and you'll be flying. Everything is laid out in a logical order with an explanation of why each document is important for certification and continued success. I have tried to include only what is most meaningful. All documents are on the Kit in the original FAA format with no installation to your computer. All are fully indexed and searchable for key terms. The detail, explanations and graphics are outstanding.


Up to Date
Each document is the current version as of the date of creation (10/7/2005). All test question banks recently changed. Everything else I've seen is out of date. You’ll also be subscribed to updates of this information by download when it changes for 1 year.


Guaranteed Success
Simply return the disk if you are not satisfied. The material in this library is compiled from publicly available sources and research and documents created during my pilot training. I've put over 350 hours of research into creating and cataloging the material and tools. Using it, I got a 94% on my written test and passed license check rides on the first try. I continue to reference it to stay current and plan flights. Check my feedback to and buy with confidence:



Balloon Training Kit CONTENTS:

Learning & Study Materials

  • Student Pilot Guide
  • Ballon Flying Handbook
  • Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
  • Aviation Weather Services
  • Aviation Weather For Pilots and Flight Operations Personnel
  • Medical Handbook for Pilots 

Testing Resources

  • PRIVATE PILOT Practical Test Standards for Balloon
  • SPORT PILOT Practical Test Standards for Balloon, Flight Instructor
  • COMMERCIAL PILOT Practical Test Standards for Balloon
  • Knowledge Test Guide
  • Reference Materials and Subject Matter Knowledge Codes for Airman Knowledge Testing
  • Airman Knowledge Test Question Bank Private & Recreational Pilot
  • Airman Knowledge Test Question Bank Sport Pilot
  • Airman Knowledge Test Question Bank Commercial Pilot
  • Airman Knowledge Test Question Bank Flight and Ground Instructor and Pilot Examiner
  • Computer Test Supplement
  • Test Site List
  • Average Test Scores


  • Federal Aviation Regulations FAR/CFR14
  • Transportation Safety NTSB CFR Part 830 & 831
  • Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)


  • Flight Planning Templates
  • Free Practice Written Testing
  • Weather Airport Information
  • Flight Planning Airworthiness Directives Advisory Circulars:
  • Hard Copies
  • Download to your Handheld
  • Accident Databases and Synopses Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)



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