Bard Balloons

Bard Balloons is a custom hot air balloon manufacturer specializing in the design and construction of experimental, lightweight balloons including special shape balloons based out of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Owner Alain Bard has been designing has been designing, constructing, flying and maintaining hot air balloons of all sizes and shapes since 2009. Alain is also a certified Balloon Flight Instructor and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, a Paramotor Pilot and Paraglider Pilot. Prior to that, Alain was a Certified Parachute Rigger and Instructor, a costume designer for local talent, and much more.

Current focuses include: Hot Air Balloon Rides via Ottawa Hot Air; Special Shape hot air balloon design & construction and travelling the world with these special shapes.