Crown of Maine Balloon Fest Planning Has Started

Planning is well under way for the 14th Annual COMBF.  There are eleven confirmed balloonists planning to participate in the 2017 COMBF .  You can see who is coming on the pilots and balloons page.  Marcos Bonimcontro will be coming from Brazil to fly again this year.  He is building a new special balloon for the 2017 COMBF.  Plan to come and see this new specially made balloon for 2017.

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I Can’t for the balloon fest Tourism Blog Post

Hey – warm weather is nearly here and many folks are turning their minds to fun summer time activities.  The Crown of Maine Balloon Fest in August is one of the outstanding events of the summer.  Here is a blog link to a delightful blog article written about the COMB.      http://visitaroostook.com/blog/i-cant-wait-for-the-balloon-fest/vtm41A1F290398B75611

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Brazilian Tribirds Balloon Big Hit

The Tribirds balloon flown by Marcos Bonimcontro of Sao Paulo, Brazil was exciting to see flying over Presque Isle.  This balloon was quite large and required a dozen volunteer ground crew members to inflate and deflate the balloon on each flight.  Here are a few photos of the balloon.

 

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