About Us


Celebration Aviation, Inc. was established in 1995 by Bob Carlton, David Justice, Mike Braddock and Carol Weiner.  Currently the owners have over 50 years experience as commercial balloon pilots with national and international exposure and FAA maintenance experience. Our pilots have operated balloons in 46 states and 16 countries on 5 continents. Celebration Aviation has a unique combination of experienced pilots and maintenance personnel.  Our aircraft maintenance experience began in 1977 and we have been flying special shapes since 1986 currently flying Mr. Winter and others under contract.

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Celebration Aviation provides a full service ballooning experience, not limiting itself to hot air balloons, but incorporating every aspect of hot air balloons in reaching the vast market interested in ballooning.

Celebration Aviation and its personnel are members of:

The Balloon Federation of America

National Aeronautic Association

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association