Flying High

Randall, Carol
December 2005
PN;Dec2005, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p28
Trade Publication
This article presents information on the hot air balloon ride available for disabled people in the U.S. One can find Serena's Song giving free tethered balloon rides at some hot-air-balloon festival most weekends. According to the Web site of the company, this balloon is the only wheel chair-accessible one approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. Since 1985, Serena's Song has carried more than 12,000 passengers with disabilities over countless miles all over the U.S. The balloon was named for Serena Waldman, now in her twenties, who sustained complications during birth.


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