Tuesday, 8 March 2016


How a hot air balloon works



A hot air balloon is a big piece of special fabric that is tied onto a basket,
it floats by hot air that is produced by the Burner, The heated air
Causes the balloon to rise because it is lighter than an equal volume of cold
air.
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A hot air balloon consists of 3 parts… The envelope: The actual fabric which holds the air ,
The burner: The unit which propels the heat up inside the envelope , The basket: Where the passengers and the pilot stands. The very first hot air balloon to ever be created was in 1783 made by the Montgolfier brothers and was the first successful human-carrying flight technology. Hot air balloons can be very interesting because they can come in all Shapes, sizes and colours.

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In conclusion a hot air balloon is a technical but interesting thing that has been around for many years and will always stay an interesting creation..