Complete 1999 Cameron/Head (best in the business) balloon system for sale with inflation fan and less than 217 flight hours.All you will need is a pick-up truck or trailer,your choice to carry to a field and fly away.Already installed on the balloon is a banner velcro for corporate sponsors.Big money can be made with this system on local business logo's attached to your balloon in a tether or free flight.Normal charge is 500-600 dollars an hour to come to a location,rally,personal home,wedding,birthday gift or whatever your client asks.Last FAA inspection was August 2011 (good till Sept.2012) and passed with flying colors and all documents are available.This just means EVERYTHING in the balloon in in perfect working order for safe and enjoyable flight.Make a logbook entry and fly away as all previous receipts have been kept for 10 yrs with documented proof for repairs,replacement,maintenance and aircraft logbooks.Will send pics to serious buyers of all documents.This equipment has been well taken care of and stays safely in a enclosed trailer which is protected from the elements on my property.Only flown in GREAT weather so balloons do NOT acquire a lot of hours over the yrs like most aircraft do.Envelope is a beautiful green and yellow Head,known as the toughest and longest lasting material in the ballon business.Made with thicker material and known worldwide and is 24 Gore (very good.)If you live within 100 miles of Nashville,Tn. i will del the balloon for you.Cash only or cashiers check that we can take to the bank on a business day (sorry,to many fake checks out there.)Please use paypal for a 500 dollar down payment with rest to be paid when you get bill of sale and balloon in your possesion if i del to you.If you have it shipped FULL payment will have to be made before balloon leaves my house.Please pay no attention to shipping charge as i am required to list one here but i do not know what cost will be if we have it trucked to your home.Cost will be actual quote so you can check yourself what about 450 lbs will cost.Few hundred dollars i am sure.Depends on distance from Nashville.
Here is a listing of all that comes with balloon system.Again,you will need to buy nothing extra except for some leather gloves and fuel.Along with large wooden prop inflation fan(expensive and runs great),comes 3 propane ten gallon fuel tanks,DUAL Cameron Mark IV double burners(best name brand in the world),with tank heaters for winter flying and covers,crown line,drop line(150 ft),parachute top,kevlar cables,Ball 655 instrument panel(all 3 work great having passed FAA inspection),extra striker for burner,fire extinguisher,temperture tab at top of balloon(prevent over heating),large helium tank with filler valve(for piballs to detect wind direction)along with fully refurbished 42 x 52 inch Cameron basket.As you can tell by photos basket is in excellent condition.Incredible COMPLETE system for the money and inspected by the FAA for you.During my once a year annual required by Federal law last Sunday (Aug.2011) the FAA inspector found porosity test of 0.Those of you in ballooning know that is just like new.Higher the number the worse you envelope leaks air.Phone number and address of inspector in Louisville,Ky. is available on request.Balloonn is in tip top shape and i do ship international,however,ALL fees will have to have cleared before balloon leaves my property.Sure you understand.
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Listed below are important numbers for the more serious buyer : (others,i am glad to answer your question if you are new to the sport of ballooning.Very social and family oriented sport as it takes 3 people to launch.)
Cubic Feet- 77,000
Gondola serial - CB301B-3 S/N-7091
Date of last FAA Inspection- August 2010
Total hours on balloon- 217 hours