Important Notices Regarding Hot Air Balloon Rides & Flight Reservations
LTA Aviation and Amish Country Balloon Tours will stop providing Hot Air Balloon Rides at the end of the 2013 flying season, October 27, 2013.
Effective, June 15, 2013, we will stop taking flight reservations from new customers. Existing customers, who have had their flights cancelled due to weather conditions, should reschedule their flights during the remainder of the 2013 flying season.
Project Team sets 3 new Aviation World Records.
Over a 17 day period in February, 2001, Pilots Bill Cloninger and
Debby Young in two flights set three new Hot Air Balloon World Records
in an AX5 category Hot Air Balloon named NightStar. (Click
here) to find out more about this monumental achievement.
to LTA Aviation, Inc., a hot air balloon company based in Chagrin
Falls, Ohio. Whether you want to experience the wonder and awe of
your first balloon ride, or dream of flying your own balloon, or wish
to capture the imagination of school children with hot air balloons,
LTA Aviation has something extraordinary for you.
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dream of flying your own hot air balloon and experience the joy of
floating above the treetops? LTA Aviation, Inc. can show you the way
to make your dream come true. Learn to fly from one of the top hot
air balloon flight instructors in America.
Country Balloon Tours, operated by LTA Aviation, Inc., flies hot air
balloon rides over the beautiful farmland and wildlife areas of Ohios
Geauga County. Our picturesque flying area includes the fourth largest
Amish community in the US.
the wonder and excitement of hot air ballooning into the classroom
with LTA Aviation, Inc.s school programs. Specifically designed
to teach scientific principles using the magic of ballooning to harness
the attention of school children, these programs are a hit with students
and educators alike.
Aviation, Inc. is the Great Lakes Distributor for Aerostar International,
Inc., the leading manufacturer of hot air balloons in the US. Check
out the latest in hot air balloon equipment and discover what used
equipment is on the market.
Aviation, Inc. was founded in 1995 by Bill and Sandy Cloninger. We
have been dedicated to spreading the joy and wonder of hot air balloon
Cloninger is one of the top balloon pilots in the US. He is a Balloon
Federation of America Master Flight Instructor. He has served as President
of the Northeast Ohio Balloon Pilots Association for two terms.
In 1997, Bill received the prestigious Balloon Federation of Americas
Directors Award for his continuing efforts in promoting safety
and education within the hot air ballooning community. He has been
consistently ranked in the top 25 competitive pilots in the US by
the BFA over the last ten years.