What does it take to become a balloon pilot? Motivation, training, commitment is very important and a good attitude to become a safe and competent pilot along with quality flight instruction. 

A pilot must be able to approach each flight with the highest standards of safety and performance and be motivated to keep improving long after the FAA certificate has been earned. In addition, there are Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements that must be satisfied.

Student, Private, and Commercial pilot certificates apply to balloons to review each requirement select the correct page.