Repair Station

Hot Air Balloon Repair and Rebuilds

We’re a full-service FAA certified and approved repair station! FAA Certification Number: QJBR584K.

Repair Station Capabilities

  • Annual / 100 Hour Inspections From $195
  • Envelope Repairs & Rebuilds
  • Basket Repairs, Refurbishing & Modifications
  • Form Fit & Stock Flat Banners
  • One-Day turnaround on repairs
  • Emergency service available 24 hours a day
  • Large parts inventory for: Aerostar, Balloon Works, Lindstrand, Galaxy Fantasy, Head, Sky, Ultra Magic & Thunder & Colt Hot Air Balloons
  • Lettering and artwork performed using our computer guided cutting table
  • Over 25 new, used and reconditioned balloons in stock
  • Pick-up and delivery service available from two locations
  • Padded accessory bags, envelope bags & covers for baskets, fans, tanks, trailers, etc.
  • Nitrogen pressurization systems



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In addition to being an FAA-certified and approved repair station, California Balloon Rides is also an Aerostar Service Center offering complete service after the sale of Aerostar Balloons, including warranty work as needed. We have been in operation in Southern California since 1985 and offer quality service on all makes of balloons.

We have in stock a large inventory of new and used hot air balloons, envelopes, cable sets, baskets, burners, tanks, instruments, leather straps, quick releases, fans, aircraft radios, communication radios and tarps.

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