Balloon8AJim writes “Plans for a quarter-scale sized hot air balloon. Radio controlled propane burner quickly lifts the balloon into the air – and it is big enough to haul up a digital camera. Video of the balloon in action is downloadable from the site.” The plans cost money, but the freebie section has some good stuff too. Link.


  • chipsndip

    This is pretty impressive. There are lots of hot-air balloons in the area (North Dallas ‘burbs), but I’ve never seen an RC balloon. Tempting.

  • lawrence1

    Me too, never seen a RC balloon. I’m quite into hot air balloons myself too. If you don’t mind, I’ve a joke to share about it also… :-)

    Is a Hot Air Balloon a Male or Female?

    Hot Air Balloon is a male, because to get it to go anywhere you have to light a fire under it… and, of course, there’s the hot air part. :-)

    Visit my site http://www.yohotairballoon.com for more hot air balloon rides and other info too. Thank you.

  • Anonymous

    Go to youtube and search under RC hot air balloon, I have put a video up of my RC balloons in flight.

    Or search under my name “growingupisoptional”
    I have a full size balloon and fly my RC balloon when the RC jet gets too expensive.
    Hope you enjoy.