About the Propane Exceptional Energy Balloon Pilot
Philip Bryant is a commercial pilot for Single and Multi-Engine Land Planes and Hot Air
Balloons. Mr. Bryant has over 4000 hours logged as PIC with 575 hours in Hot Air
Balloons. He holds an Advanced Ground Instructor rating, also an instrument rating for
airplanes and has been an ASMEL Instrument Instructor. Presently, he is serving the
ballooning community as an FAA Aviation Safety Counselor and an FAA Designated
He has been flying balloons for 15 years and owns Ballooning Adventures of Texas, the
Houston firm that holds the FAA 141 Ground School Certificate used for the school.
Philip Bryant recently served as the President of the Balloon Federation of America from
2003-2005. In 2005, he had the honor of being named Texas Balloon State Champion and
currently still holds the title.