Last updated 10/16/2018

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3D Tracks of Balloon Flights

This website will show interesting balloon flights in 3D and showcase the many different things you can do with Google Earth.
If you would like help with any of this, please contact Keith Sproul at

882 flights out of our local airport, over the last 18 years
with 37 different pilots

Color shows which balloon

Several different launch locations in central NJ

1500 Flights in the Albuquerque area

Color shows which balloon

Some New Jersey flights that either boxed or had significant steerage

Color shows direction of travel

Direction of travel Legend
Red NE 000° - 090°
Green SE 090° - 180°
Blue SW 180° - 270°
Yellow NW 270° - 360°

11/2013 Keith Sproul Box Flight @ Solberg Airport, NJ

11/2013 Bob Mueller Box Flight @ Solberg Airport, NJ

The Famous Albuquerque Box

Viewed from the top

The Famous Albuquerque Box

Viewed from the Side

The Albuquerque Box

Mac FlightTrack

Google Earth

Color shows Altitude

Competition flights

2/9/2014 GEBA Competition

Color shows speed at different points along the track

Speed Legend
Green Square    < 3 mph
White Circle    > 15mph, < 20mph
Red Circle    > 20mph

Meteor Crater Flights

Flight in Western New Jersey

Mac FlightTrack

Mac FlightTrack

Steep Decsent from 8,900 ft

Mac FlightTrack

Mac FlightTrack

Mac FlightTrack

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List of Software for doing this type graphics

"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards,
for there you have been and there you will long to return."

- Leonardo da Vinci

"It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill."
- Wilbur Wright

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away."
- Anonymous

Keith Sproul's Festival History

Scorch the Dragon Hot Air Balloon
Pandy Hot Air Balloon
Tetrahedron Hot Air Balloon
Birthday Cake Hot Air Balloon
Pig Headed Hot Air Balloon
Fred B Rabbit Hot Air Balloon

Meteor Crater Flight
Letchworth State Park, NY Gorge Flights
Shooting the Delaware Water Gap PA/NJ
Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Amarillo, TX Balloon Flight
Red Rock Balloon Festival, Gallup, NM
2007 Switzerland Balloon Festival
Dawn Patrol Flights

Chariot Balloons
Keith's Cameron Duo Chaiot
Balloon Flights in 3D
Balloon Parachute Artwork
Balloon Pictures from the Bottom
Red, White & Blue Balloons
Arrow Design Balloons
Flame Design Balloons
Aerostar Aurora Balloons
Parachute Drop Pictures
List of University Balloons
FLIR Balloons Pictures (Infrared heat picture)
Flytec Instruments Info Page
Digitool Instruments Info Page
How to make a Hot Air Balloon
How to make a Tetrahedron Hot Air Balloon
How to put turning vents into a Hot Air Balloon

Bonnie, our Dog
Mark Sproul's Observatory

free web counters
Blue Fly Clothing Coupon

Created 2/23/2006
Modified 10/16/2018
Copyright Keith Sproul