Right the COMBF Planning Committee has confirmed eleven balloonists will be participating in 14th Annual Crown of Maine Balloon Fest. You can see who is coming on the pilots and balloons page. Plan to come and enjoy an exciting weekend of hot air balloon flying.
Hey – warm weather is nearly here and many folks are turning their minds to fun summer time activities. The Crown of Maine Balloon Fest in August is one of the outstanding events of the summer. Here is a blog link to a delightful blog article written about the COMB. http://visitaroostook.com/blog/i-cant-wait-for-the-balloon-fest/vtm41A1F290398B75611
The Tribirds balloon flown by Marcos Bonimcontro of Sao Paulo, Brazil was exciting to see flying over Presque Isle. This balloon was quite large and required a dozen volunteer ground crew members to inflate and deflate the balloon on each flight. Here are a few photos of the balloon.