Air-ristocrat Balloon Rides and Promotions
Environment Canada Red Deer
Canada's official weather site.
Check here for looping radar and satellite video
as well as weather watches and warnings
The Weather Network Red Deer
More detailed daily and 14 day forecasts.
Check here for interesting weather tidbits
AMA Road Reports
Highway cameras with wind speed and direction,
accident reports
Nav Canada
More weather info than you'll ever need to know
but gives you an idea what pilots look at.
Red Deer's call sign is CYQF Aviation Weather
Great for getting weather conditions at multiple
locations on the same page.
Make sure conditions are current
Balloon tune and video
Balloon pictures set to Alan Parson's "Blown by
the wind" on YOUtube
Hot Air Balloon Game
Simulator that approximates the feel of piloting a
Calgary Balloon Club
Great people, Good fun, Worthy cause
These are the "Go To" people for me when I have
a balloon question
Balloon History
Wikipedia has a wealth of information and is the
place you want to start
When once you have tasted flight, you will forever
walk the earth with your
eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and
there you will always long
to return.

Leonardo Da Vinci
Fly Inside A Balloon
Remote Control rotor craft inside a balloon,
Thermal imaging of a balloon inflation, and a
balloon festival
Time Lapse Video of
Balloon Festival Flight
Good visual of air currents
Nice shots of my other balloon in
Lake Havasu 2014