Organised by the Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta Team
The poster at the hot air balloon ticket counter.
I arrived about 12 plus noon.
Traffic was really heavy.
Basic Components in a Hot Air Balloon
Basically it has 3 main parts
The actual fabric balloon that holds the air
The unit that propels the heat up inside the envelope
Where the pilot and the passengers stand
The first tethered hot air balloon flight with human on board,
took place at October 19, 1783.
And it was built by the brothers Joseph Michel
and Jaeques Eitienne Montgolfier.
Melting point of nylon is significantly higher than
this maximum operating temperature,
about 230 degree celcius/ 430 degree fahrenheit
I stood behind the "Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides"
For the public at certain operating hours.
Ticket price: RM10 per adult and RM5 per child
The concurent activities at the fiesta are shown below.
Water balloon under the hot sun
Ticket sold at RM40 per balloon.
Motor Sport for the little one.
I was little upset of the absence of the Clown balloon as shown in the event facebook page.
Photo taken from the fiesta facebook page.