Last updated 9/27/2018

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Adams Balloons (2016)
140,000 cu ft

Owner/Pilot Keith Sproul


$10 including shipping (US Only)
Outside US contact for shipping

AIBF, Albuquerque, NM

Picture © Shane Page

Picture History of Scorch

Adirondack Balloon Festival
Glens Falls, NY

Picture by Sheri Clinch

Picture by Lori Mc Ananey

Splash, Puddles & Scorch

Picture by Pamela Benkoski

Empire State Balloon Festival
Barton Orchards
Poughquag, NY

Tether at Smithsonian Aviation Innovation Day
Smithsonian Air & Space Museum,
Dulles Airport, Chantilly, VA

Picture by Kenny Adamsbaum

Picture from FaceBook

Original Drawings

Note: Colors have been changed, black is now purple

Note: Colors have been changed, black is now purple

Note: Colors have been changed, black is now purple

Wire Frame Drawings
Note: Colors are to show the different appendages.

Sewing Finally Started


Head Partial Inflated, looking at inside





The appendages are all finished and in their storage bags.
The Body will be finished cutting today, 78 of the 224 body panels are sewn.
All of the body with load tape and internals should be seen by Friday...
Sewing of the appendages to the body will begin next weekend .

Cold Inflation

Inside Views

Hot Inflation
Fiesta Field
Albuquerque, NM

Picture by Rachel Zimmer

Inside View

It's In the Bag!
Est weight 650 lbs

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"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

Mark Sproul's Observatory
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Created 5/17/2016
Modified 9/27/2018
Copyright Keith Sproul