Welcome to Maines CAPITOL !!
Here you will find all your Links for your Trips and Travel to the Capitol of Maine ! Centrally Located for the Western Mountians and Kennebec Valley Regions !!!
Thing to do
Maine State House
Kennebec River Rail Trail Tops Many Bike & Hike Trails
Maine Veterans Memorial & Cemeteries
Pine Tree State Arboretum
Samantha Smith Memorial
Derald started his career in the 1960s while attending the University of Maine.He received his first pilots Licence in 1970.In 1971 he saw his first balloon and was hooked ! Derald served as a Navel Flight Officer for the U S Navy than returned to his familly home in Bangor Maine area.He learned to fly Hot Air Balloons and started Damn Yankee Balloons Inc ; which offered passenger flights and student instruction for over 35 years.
In 1985 Derald set a record as the very first pilot to cross Northumberland Straight in a hot air balloon which lies between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island,Canada. He flew 13 miles over ocean and landed on Price Edward Islands Towering Cliffs. Since that time he has flown over 3000 hours in 10 U. S. States and 6. Canadian Provinces.His biggest thrill still is sharing the wonderment of the first flight with new passengers. Derald met his wife Joy while ballooning in Vermont over a decade ago, and together they reside in Dixfield, Maine. Damn Yankee Balloons provides ariel advertising for local and national businesses,as well as free flights and tethered balloon rides, in the eastern part of the U.S. and Canada.
Tethered Balloon Events Walk Through Balloon Inflatable Mazes for Events , Festivals & Parties
YOUR BALLOON FLIGHT ADVENTUREs START HERE !
DAMN YANKEE BALLOONS (207)-562-7562
PLEASE CALL: : Monday -Sunday between 9:00 & 9:00 Now Flying in AUGUSTA & AUBURN and Massachusetts ( WORCESTER Area )
241 Weld St Dixfield , Maine 04224