For all those student hot-air balloon pilots, here are some helpful reminder notes...
The syllabus for the Ground Examinations is available from the British Balloon & Airship Club (It is in the BBAC Training Manual document).
At the moment there are 5 hot-air balloon theory papers
- Air Law
- Balloon Systems
- Human Performance & Limitations
The recommended reading for the PPL(b) is:
Air Pilots Manual Volume 2 - Air Law & Meteorology ISBN-13: 978-1840373059
Air Pilots Manual Volume 6 - Human Performance ISBN-13: 978-1840371666
BBAC Training Manual - Available from Cameron Balloons or the Training Officer at The British Balloon & Airship Club
Manufacturers Flight Manual - Balloon Systems – download your FREE Cameron Balloons Flight & Maintenance Manual here http://www.cameronballoons.co.uk/support#hot-air-balloon-flight-manual-en
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