Boar's Head Ballooning

Charlottesville, Virginia

Pilot Info

RicPic_smCome fly with one of the most experienced hot air balloon pilots in the world today. Rick Behr has been an FAA Licensed full time Commercial Balloon Pilot since 1974 and has over 5,000 hours experience.

Before coming to the Boar’s Head Inn in 1981 he was chief pilot for the Bombard Society, the most prestigious ballooning business in the world, and has personally flown over 20,000 passengers.

We often fly in groups with other balloons that are flown by experienced FAA Licensed Commercial Balloon Pilots.


Rick is flying the balloons in these videos!


Balloons are owned and operated by Bear Balloon Corporation. Bear Balloon Corporation is a privately owned and operated business, and is not a subsidiary or affiliate of the Boar’s Head Inn & Sports Club. Some weight restrictions may apply. Prices are subject to change without notice.