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PARTS OF THE BALLOON



Please click on each of the headings below to be taken to the relevant section which explains each part of the balloon:

THE BASKET

The Basket or Gondola, as it is sometimes referred to, is where the pilot and passengers are held.

THE BURNER

The burner is what propels the hot air up into the envelope, it is like the engine of the balloon.

THE ENVELOPE

The actual balloon part of a hot air balloon is referred to as 'The Envelope'.



Hot Air Balloon Basket on its Side
Double Burner Unit for Hot Air Balloon
The Hot Air Balloon Envelope - Inside




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