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'HIGH TOP FLIER' is for sale as I am not utilizing it enough to warrant keeping it and need to move on to other projects in my life. The Shoe has been at very few events and I have only done one 'free flight' due to the fact of transporting the crew, but it does fly well and is fun to see in the air!

ABOUT THE BALLOON: "High Top Flier" (of course you can change the name). 2001HZ2 Cameron 'Shoe 90', with US Standard Type Airworthiness Certification (NOT experimental) built in Bristol, England, and accepted anywhere in the world. It has less than 150 hours (4 previous Cameron 'Shoe' balloons went 500+ hours.

· Annual is current until May 2019.
· Clean Title and Registration (NO issues with the 'N' number).
· 40,000 Cu. Ft. with the lift of a 90,000.
· Custom Cart (Shoe Box) built on a 1200# garden cart, with solid tires (from Tractor Supply),HZ3 easy to load wooden box which is steerable with the attached handle.
· Envelope bag included if you wanted to 'bag' it. Envelope and cart weigh about 1000 pounds.

THE TRAILER: 2000 Wells Cargo 6X10 Trailer TW-101 (rear cargo doors) with 30" side door.

· 8-foot Aluma shield awning on the side, rolls up so the awning is protected by aluminum slats.
· New tires, bearings recently replaced (preventative).
· Set up to haul this system, with a detachable ramp to move the 'Shoe Box' inside.

THE BASKET: Older (refurbished) Raven/Aerostar Classic basket with all new HDPE Skids, new reinforced corner brackets and new rope handles. · Dual HPII burners; 2 lay-down 20-gallon tanks recently certified; new hoses in 2017; miscellaneous other stuff that goes with the bottom end; drop line;  instrument bracket, etc. · Have the FMS (Flight Manual Supplement) from Cameron to approve the Aerostar under the Cameron 'Shoe 90.'HZ4

IN ADDITION: 'High Top Flier' web domain through Go Daddy, paid until 2020. I never did anything with the web site. It goes to the new owner; I assume it is transferable.
COSTS: Complete system including all of the above: $35,000. Envelope only: $30,000. Trailer: $3,000. Basket: $2,000.


Only serious offers will be entertained.
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Or call me at (775) 853-4109 home number/land line (please don't text; the machine is always on).