via balloon sport, whose initial existence in the world
reaches to the end of 18th century, is also densely
drawing attention in our country. For long years, as well
as it is performed with the aim of individual sports, city
tours with balloons are also performed during regional
activities in touristic regions of our country.
Balloon takes off with
heating of liquid propane gas filled into it. You can stay
on air for long periods with a calm flight under
appropriate wind (under 10 km/h). Directing balloon, whose
appropriate flight height is between 500 - 1500 feet,
altitude gain and loss, change its speed can be made
easily by an experienced pilot easily.
Structure of the
There are propane gas
tubes, altimeter, thermometer, wireless for communication
with airport, variometer and fire extinguishers in the
basket, manufactured from "vimin", generally a light and
synthetic material, and which carries the passangers of
Propane tubes, with
approximately 20 kg. weight each within the basket,
includes propane gas maintaining the expand of the
balloon. Each tube maintains an approximately 40 - 45
minutes of flight possibility to the balloon. Total
lifting force of the balloon is around 1.700 pounds.
take off of the balloon
is maintained with heating of propane gas filled into the
balloon via furnaces under it. Furnaces can be 2 or 3
pieces according to the volume of the balloon. Heat within
the balloon should never exceed 120 degrees.
For maintaining landing
with stopping flight, red rope is pulled within it. In
this way, activated falling valve maintains the air within
it run out rapidly. In case of insufficiency of emptying
speed of the internal air emergency hole at the top of the
balloon is opened.
Flight Rules for
Prior to the flight via
balloon, air vessel to be flight registration sign, flight
aim, flight date, flight hour, flight region is informed
and applied to Ministry of Communication, Civil Aviation
In case of a flight via
balloon exceeding 15 days in our country; licenses of
foreign pilots should be validated by Ministry of
Communication, Civil Aviation General Directorate.
Sivil Havacılık Genel Müdürlüğü
Bosna Hersek cad. No:5 06338
Tel: (312)212 1430
Fax: (312)212 4684