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  • Balloon Incidents (NASA Directline article) - NASA took all the safety reports sent in and turned them into this analysis of balloon incidents. Many charts and statistics plus a good discussion of the causes.

  • Call Back - NASA magazine excerpts ASRS incident reports with supporting commentary and summaries of ASRS research studies and related aviation safety information. Entire contents online.

  • Flying Safe Articles - Articles on flying safe and avoiding liability claims, from a leading balloon insurance agency.

  • NTSB Accident Synopses and Database - Summaries for most of the aviation accidents the NTSB has investigated since 1983. In a searchable database that's updated daily.

  • Power Lines - close call - Article detailing an incident around powerlines, with observations and recommendations.

  • Pressurising Balloon Flight Cylinders - Tips for having enough fuel pressure to fly in cold weather. Includes heating tanks and pressurizing with Nitrogen. Article from Aerostat magazine.

  • Up, Up, and, AWAY-EEEEE - Article about a tether accident by the crew member involved. Author tries to hang on to basket as unweighted balloon ascends rapidly. Happy ending, but shows hazards to watch for.


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