An aircraft part whose service is
limited to a specified number of operating hours
or cycles. For example, some balloon
manufacturers require that fuel hoses be replaced
after a certain number of years.
Any aircraft with a maximum
takeoff weight of less than 12,500 pounds. All
presently FAA-certificated balloons are light
Restrictions placed on a balloon
by its manufacturer. Examples are maximum
envelope temperature and maximum gross
A record of activities: flight, instruction,
inspection, and maintenance.