Fall flying in Bloomington and St. Louis.  






This weekend was full of fun fall flying in St Louis and Bloomington. We attended the Great Forrest Park Balloon Race in St Louis.  This 43rd annual event included about 50 balloons from across the country.  The weather did not cooperate on Friday evening but Saturday was beautiful. Forrest Park (1,300+ acres) was the site […]






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2015 Cherry Blossom Festival, Macon GA. 






The 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival, Tunes and Balloons was a wonderful evening.  Five balloons glowed for a large crowd and three provided tether rides for a few evening hours. TJV Balloons And SkyCab Balloons were present for the weekend event.  While Saturday mornings flight was cancelled due to rain in the area, the evening activities […]






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Owensboro Kentucky a fun weekend. 






TJV Balloons and SkyCab Balloons had a great weekend in Owensboro. Balloons over the Gardens is a fun time for all at the Western Kentucky Botanical Gardens.  After postponing earlier in the summer do to Harvey rains the August event was a beautiful weekend.  We had two fun flights and two fun tethers, allowing  many […]






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Nice weekend to fly in Bloomington. 






After several weekends of flying at events around the Midwest it was nice to have a few good flights in Bloomington.   While we were not able to fly Sunday evening we did have great flights Saturday evening and Sunday morning.   With the IU students back in town we made two flights over campus/downtown […]






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All Ohio Balloon Event 2015.






Marysville Ohio again hosted the 2015 All Ohio Balloon Fest at the local airport.  The festival which included over 20 Balloons and several special shaped balloons took place Thursday – Saturday.  The evenings included balloon flights, tether rides and a balloon glow along with a concert on the main stage.   Other events included bi-plane […]






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2015 All Ohio Balloon Event. 






Marysville Ohio again hosted the 2015 All Ohio Balloon Fest at the local airport. The festival which included over 20 Balloons and several special shaped balloons took place Thursday – Saturday. The evenings included balloon flights, tether rides and a balloon glow along with a concert on the main stage. Other events included bi-plane rides […]






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New Balloon Delivered. 






TJV Balloons delivered a new yesterday in Bloomington Indiana.  The Lindstarand 69X with significant artwork was built in Galena IL.  The owner and the factory work through several iterations of the artwork to make this balloon a one of a kind.  Over 400 individual pieces of fabric make up the rocket, plane, blimp and compas […]






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Saturday evening flight. 






We had a great flight this evening with a couple from Evansville.  Celebrating a birthday and flying over northwestern Monroe County Indiana.          






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