Piper - Hot Air Balloon Today, hot air balloons are used primarily for recreation, and there are some 7,500 hot air balloons operating in the United States. Recently, balloon envelopes have been made in all kinds of shapes, such as hot dogs, rocket ships, and the shapes of commercial products, like you can see in these pictures. To help ensure the safety of pilot and passengers, a hot air balloon may carry several pieces of safety equipment. www.allpics4u.com
Oh my gosh, take me back! I had all three of these! And you laid on your tummy in your bedroom listening to the radio and waiting for a song you really loved to come on so you could press record and play at the same time to capture it!