Take another look at the Loire Valley
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Realize this dream in the Loire valley …
How takes place your flight in hot-air balloon?
You have booked and planned your flight in balloon ...
What time are we flying?
In order to avoid the thermal winds, the balloon take-off times always take place at sunrise or before sunset ...
About Aérocom and its team …
Aérocom exists since 1994, the name associated Aeronautics and Communication because at the beginning , ...
For over 200 years on the same principle: hot air is lighter than cold air. A propane burner heats the air in an envelope. It takes about 600m3 of hot air to lift a person.
The hot-air balloon is the only aircraft which can allow to fly very low with the advantage of being able to speak to people stayed on the ground. But it is possible to rise to more than 1000 meters if the wind is lacking or to admire a landscape. Every flight is unique.
As Fernand Reynaud said, "it depends". More seriously, we can use different currents depending on the altitude and vary the direction, but this is not always possible.
No more than to make a walk in the countryside. However it is important not forget good shoes and especially to avoid shoes with heels or sandals. The quality of the landing fields is not always that of a golf course ...
The flight takes about 1 hour. But it takes 3 hours during which you attend the inflation followed by the flight. On landing, the pilot will give you your diploma around a glass of sparkling Loire. Your return to the starting point will take place in 4x4 as for a real safari.
Our sites are chosen for their interest. The main ones are the castles of Chaumont sur Loire, Amboise, Chenonceau and Blois. Then the balloon pushed by the wind takes us where it wants by following a more or less straight line. Each flight on the Loire Valley offers us a real adventure. The balloon returns to its starting point through the air only very exceptionally.
You are wrong ! it is easy to feel dizzy on a scale because it is connected with the ground. In balloon as in plane there is no dizzy. The balloon does not undergo any vibration, it is the preferred aircraft of the cameramen for its stability.
Our fleet consists of 4 hot air balloons of 2, 5, 8 and 14 seats. It is the number of passengers and the flight conditions that determine the type of hot air balloon that we prefer. For the return, it is in 4 × 4 that we bring you back to the starting point
The hot air balloon is practiced when it is not too hot to avoid the winds related to the heat, and the best moment is at dawn or at dusk. Moreover, it is at these moments that the lights are the most beautiful.
In simple booking, in case of cancellation of the flight due to bad weather, we report together this flight according to the possibilities of each. If you can not postpone it, your deposit check is returned to you at no cost. If it is a gift ticket, it is not refundable but it is transferable if you prefer to benefit another person.
You can fly from age 6, and as long as you can stand up for one hour. Low flying altitudes are not a problem for cardiac people. However, if in doubt, it is good to ask your doctor. Pregnant people can not board
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