Shane
Shane
English
Phoenix , Arizona , United States
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History Established in 1976. Shane Douglas Cory, owner/operator of Aerogelic Ballooning, is a third generation pilot; and second generation owner of one of the first commercial Hot Air Balloon Companies to emerge in Arizona in the mid 70's. Shane's parents, Phillip & Angelica Cory, both commercial pilots, had their first hot air balloon "adventure" in 1973. Launching the Great Pumpkin, a New Mexico owned hot air balloon, in the desert behind their Mesa, AZ residence began a serendipitous journey that would later evolve into a family legacy. In 1974 Douglas Cory of Flagstaff, AZ was the first member of the Cory family and one of the first people in the State of Arizona to actually purchase a Hot Air Balloon. He is now the current owner of Northern Lights Balloon Expeditions of Sedona, Arizona. Once Phil & Angelica Cory were struck with the magic of the sport they bought their first corporate hot air balloon "The Cory Bubble", [Cory Gasoline Stations, Inc.], which arrived on the day of Shane's birth in

Reviews (20)

Liz F

2019-04-23 09:54:59

"Amazing experience with exceptional staff" Hot air ballon ride has been on my bucket list for a few years. Today it got a huge check mark. From the minute we met till we said goodbye the experience was wonderful. Jordan and Phil our pilot...

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Renee H

2019-03-31 09:58:07

"The ride itself was wonderful!, the logistics could have been better" We took the sunrise ride. We were told to arrive by 6AM, the van with the balloon got there about 6:30. We went to the launch location with a group of about 11 people. This was the smallest group...

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Carl C

2019-03-13 08:57:22

"Amazing ride" We met near a Starbucks in Scottsdale. After we were all there we drove to a launching site. The conditions were not good there so we drove to another site which proved to be favorable. Having...

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Clarayalejo

2019-01-06 13:28:32

"Great views" We did a sunrise ride with this company. We were rescheduled once because of strong winds and we appreciated the attention to detail as this was our first time ever. The crew was on time and the ride...

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Derek H

2018-11-10 15:50:46

"Amazing time" My husband and I did the hot air ballooning with areogelic and had an amazing time. The views were specular, the weather was great and the other customers added to the fun. The crew was hard working...

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987PeterO

2018-06-04 06:50:00

"Captain yeehaw" Ask for Mikey D This is my fourth flight and it was fantastic We arrived a little late but launched before the other balloons that were there ahead of us flew around mountains saw owls coyotes...

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MarieC3123

2018-05-09 04:29:40

"Ballooning with Mikey D" A ballooning experience was on our bucket list of fantastic things to do!!! Checked it off!!!! Amazing and very exciting thrill. Stunning views. Mikey was fun,interesting and an outstanding balloon...

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aannesley

2018-04-28 14:19:14

"Great flight" Wonderful ride The crew was friendly and made the morning pleasurable Loved the history of hot air ballooning as we celebrated our flight

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nomari2015

2018-04-07 21:11:43

"Above the rest " I cannot say enough good things about this activity OR about this operator. He was kind and enthusiastic and engaging. It was the perfect way to start our last day in Phoenix. It’s early. It’s...

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AliKatECAZ

2018-02-15 15:10:30

"Aerogelic Ballooning" Had a wonderful scenic balloon tour over Anthem and Lake Pleasant following an overnight rain. Pilot Shane, while not warm and fuzzy is a superb pilot and that is what counts, after all. I would...

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Shane

English
Phoenix, Arizona, United States

About :

History Established in 1976. Shane Douglas Cory, owner/operator of Aerogelic Ballooning, is a third generation pilot; and second generation owner of one of the first commercial Hot Air Balloon Companies to emerge in Arizona in the mid 70's. Shane's parents, Phillip & Angelica Cory, both commercial pilots, had their first hot air balloon "adventure" in 1973. Launching the Great Pumpkin, a New Mexico owned hot air balloon, in the desert behind their Mesa, AZ residence began a serendipitous journey that would later evolve into a family legacy. In 1974 Douglas Cory of Flagstaff, AZ was the first member of the Cory family and one of the first people in the State of Arizona to actually purchase a Hot Air Balloon. He is now the current owner of Northern Lights Balloon Expeditions of Sedona, Arizona. Once Phil & Angelica Cory were struck with the magic of the sport they bought their first corporate hot air balloon "The Cory Bubble", [Cory Gasoline Stations, Inc.], which arrived on the day of Shane's birth in


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Reviews (20)

Liz F

2019-04-23 09:54:59

"Amazing experience with exceptional staff" Hot air ballon ride has been on my bucket list for a few years. Today it got a huge check mark. From the minute we met till we said goodbye the experience was wonderful. Jordan and Phil our pilot...

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Renee H

2019-03-31 09:58:07

"The ride itself was wonderful!, the logistics could have been better" We took the sunrise ride. We were told to arrive by 6AM, the van with the balloon got there about 6:30. We went to the launch location with a group of about 11 people. This was the smallest group...

+More
Carl C

2019-03-13 08:57:22

"Amazing ride" We met near a Starbucks in Scottsdale. After we were all there we drove to a launching site. The conditions were not good there so we drove to another site which proved to be favorable. Having...

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Clarayalejo

2019-01-06 13:28:32

"Great views" We did a sunrise ride with this company. We were rescheduled once because of strong winds and we appreciated the attention to detail as this was our first time ever. The crew was on time and the ride...

+More
Derek H

2018-11-10 15:50:46

"Amazing time" My husband and I did the hot air ballooning with areogelic and had an amazing time. The views were specular, the weather was great and the other customers added to the fun. The crew was hard working...

+More
987PeterO

2018-06-04 06:50:00

"Captain yeehaw" Ask for Mikey D This is my fourth flight and it was fantastic We arrived a little late but launched before the other balloons that were there ahead of us flew around mountains saw owls coyotes...

+More
MarieC3123

2018-05-09 04:29:40

"Ballooning with Mikey D" A ballooning experience was on our bucket list of fantastic things to do!!! Checked it off!!!! Amazing and very exciting thrill. Stunning views. Mikey was fun,interesting and an outstanding balloon...

+More
aannesley

2018-04-28 14:19:14

"Great flight" Wonderful ride The crew was friendly and made the morning pleasurable Loved the history of hot air ballooning as we celebrated our flight

+More
nomari2015

2018-04-07 21:11:43

"Above the rest " I cannot say enough good things about this activity OR about this operator. He was kind and enthusiastic and engaging. It was the perfect way to start our last day in Phoenix. It’s early. It’s...

+More
AliKatECAZ

2018-02-15 15:10:30

"Aerogelic Ballooning" Had a wonderful scenic balloon tour over Anthem and Lake Pleasant following an overnight rain. Pilot Shane, while not warm and fuzzy is a superb pilot and that is what counts, after all. I would...

+More
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