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WHO WE ARE

The Hot Air Experts in Charlottesville

Come fly with one of the most experienced hot air balloon pilots in the world today. Rick Behr has been an FAA Licensed full time Commercial Balloon Pilot since 1974 and has over 4000 hours experience. He has just recieved an honorable award from the Balloon Federation of America for 40 years of safe flying. What better way to see the beauty of Central Virginia than from the vantage point of a soaring bird? We fly in the foot hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and it is often possible to see Monticello and the Shenandoah Valley. Before coming to the Boar's Head Inn in 1981 he was chief pilot for the Bombard Society, the most prestigious ballooning business in the world, and has personally flown over 25,000 passengers.