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Pilot Profile

Bill Smiley

Bill holds a commercial LTA pilot licenses. Bill is the most experienced hot air balloon pilot in the Kansas City area, with over 2,000 hours of flight time and 42 years of experience. Bill’s is a mechanical engineer and works for a consulting firm in Kansas City. Bill also restores classic cars in his spare time.

Balloon Make Balloon Works
Balloon Name Rainbow Showers
FAI Category AX-7
Balloon Design Multi-color diagonal cut design
Registration Number N7185S
License Number 3190131