Things to Do

  • BFA Junior Balloonist Camp - Check into a hot air balloon camp for kids.
  • NJ Bicycling - Find bicycle information (clubs, rides, etc.) in New Jersey.
  • Carousels - Remember those carousels you rode as a kid? This link brings them back.
  • NJ Commuting - Info on Commuting (bicyle, bus, train,,,, in New Jersey... not bad! check it out.
  • New England Carousel Museum - one of the largest collections of antique carousel pieces in the country (plus my minature carousel is on display!).
  • Allexperts.com - A free service to answer ALL your one-on-one questions!
  • Great Place to Eat

  • Schneider's Restaurant - Good food with a lot of choices, Great people, and a Wonderful atmosphere. If you like German, Italian, American,,,food for lunch or dinner, this is the place. And if you'd just like to have some great Homemade Ice Cream, this is still the place.
  • ClipAway Balloon Team LOGO items

  • ClipAway Balloon Team LOGO part 1 - Come on, show others you are proud of the ClipAway Hot Air Balloon Team.
  • ClipAway Balloon Team LOGO part 2 - Same Items, Different pictures -- (Note: the tee-shirts my crew in Bristol, Ct have are from this site).
  • up .. uP .. UP... AND AWAY ... (ballooning)

    General Balloon Links
  • Joop de Wilde - World Wide Web Balloon Pages--more links than you can shake a stick at!
  • Blast Valve -- A fresh search engine for ballooning information ... Nice source of information!
  • Foreign Balloon Pages- Looks to be a good site for a variety of balloon news.

    Some Balloon Clubs
  • GEBA Home Page - The Great Eastern Balloon Association (GEBA) is made up of pilots and crew mostly from the NJ, PA, & NY area. Find out more about the sport and maybe even join the fun.
  • CLAS Home Page - Connecticut Lighter than Air Society.
  • BFA - The Balloon Federation of America - The organization representing all U.S. balloonists.

    Balloon Crew Sites (other than my own crew page)
  • Crew Training Site - A good site to learn more about how to crew. 
  • Crewing 101 - Another good site for crew training

    New Jersey/Connecticut/Pennsylvania Balloon Sites
  • Sky Chariots - Pictures and information about one and two person balloons, homebuilts, and others.
  • Jim O"Brien Home Page - A view of ballooning from a student pilot perspective.
  • SirPrize Ballooning - Flying tuxedo balloon in central New Jersey.


  • Other Balloon Sites
  • BFA Junior Balloonist Camp - Check into a hot air balloon camp for kids.
  • Atlanta Aerosports - Refreshing Ballooning site from Georgia.
  • Odyssey Balloons - Vermont Ballooning source (relocated from New Jersey).
  • Whats Up Ballooning - New Hampshire ballooning link.
  • Bennie Bos Productions - Balloons and Airships, with some great videos
  • Hot Air Balloonist - all types of info
  • - World wide ballooning
  • Aviation Information Sites

  • FAA Home Page - need I say more?
  • Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) - Check for the latest TFRs issued
  • BalloonCast - Weather information (easy to use) pick your state.
  • The Weather Calculator - Weather calculators (including temperature via cricket chirps)
  • Out of this world ?

  • NASA- what is happening today at the space agency
  • NASA-Human Space Flight - another interesting NASA site
  • JPL - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Mars Pathfinder, etc)
  • Stardust - an interactive internet-based search for interstellar dust
  • NJ Lottery - Will your dream come true today?
  • Diamond Cut - Yes, a live musical talent site
  • Computer Magazine Sites

  • Network World
  • PC Magazine
  • ZD NET
  • Miscellaneous

  • Quit Smoking- How to Quit Smoking for good