Have you ever dreamed of flying a balloon? Do you wonder how Conner Prairie's giant helium tethered balloon
works? If so, we have just the experience for you...
If you elect to join us for our Junior Aeronaut Premium Experience, you’ll learn to read the instruments, determine weather conditions and control the balloon. Then you’ll take a flight and help to fly the balloon! This experience is weather dependent. Price includes flight training experience and a Junior Aeronaut Certificate with wings. 1859 Balloon Voyage ticket sold separately.
Schedule: Available every flight, 1-2 Jr. Aeronauts per flight. Offered daily, 10-4:30 (Tues – Sat) and 11-4:30 (Sun). Excludes all special events.
Length of experience: 10-15 minutes
Instructor: One pilot will “instruct” 1-2 “aeronauts”
Availability: Open to anyone ages 3 and older
Cost: $10.00 per individual (1859 Balloon Voyage ticket sold separately)
Our trained pilots will walk you through weather basics and provide exciting information about balloon pilots (known as aeronauts in the 19th
-century) and the science and history of gas balloons.
Come fly with us!