The United States Hot Air Balloon Team
A World Class, Full Service Hot Air Ballooning Company
For nearly three decades, Stan Hess and the United States Hot Air Balloon Team have been committed to offering passengers the most memorable, safe and entertaining hot air ballooning experiences in America.
Our goal is to provide a world-class leisure activity, safely and consistently. The success of this 30-year dream has been enjoyed by tens of thousands of friends, family members and travelers from every corner of the world.
Our pilots, all FAA Commercially approved, drug tested, and with more than 10,000 hours of combined experience, are dedicated to their profession, setting the standard in safety and passenger service. Meet our team!
Locally, in Pennsylvania, The United States Hot Air Balloon Team is the area’s genuine hot air ballooning service, fully staffed with our own experienced pilots who take you up in our own balloons. We manage, guide, and direct your entire experience from booking through the champagne toast at the end of your flight.
Beware of resellers who will sell you a ticket, only to broker your business out to other outfits, some of which could be disreputable. Our staff includes courteous support people, professional crew members and highly skilled pilots, so your happiness and satisfaction is not left to chance.
Our team’s federally registered, state of the art balloons and equipment back up our commitment to your comfort and safety.
As a world-class flight company, the United States Hot Air Balloon Team has been featured in many high-profile travel and adventure magazines and we are proud members of several reputable ballooning and tourism organizations, including: