Your pilot at Skyview Hot air Balloon rides is Ben Humphreys, Ben began flying at the age of 12 including solo flights at age 14 until he was 16 when he got his Private Pilot Certificate. In 2015, at the age of 18 Ben Received his Commercial Certificate allowing him to fly passenger rides.
Ben has been lucky enough to fly hot air balloons for commercial advertising, passenger rides, special shapes, and competition. He has flown all over the USA and in Mexico.
Columbia, Missouri has been Bens hometown since he was born and this is where he learned to fly hot air balloons. While we offer hot air balloon rides all over Missouri, Columbia is where Ben decided to make home base for Skyview Balloons as he enjoys taking people on their adventure of a lifetime over the beautiful mid-west scenery Columbia has to offer!