Unlike the Fake Hoax one you saw on CNN, this one is a Real Halloween Costume, and we are shipping them out as fast as we can by FedEx to meet your Halloween Party and Trick or Treating needs! Order with Confidence!
Easily assembled in a few minutes!
We couldn't resist making this easy to wear Politically Incorrect Balloon Boy Halloween Costume.
We hope you have fun with it - But please folks, don't get carried away!
Now you too can enjoy all the media attention you want with Plantraco's Balloon Boy Hoax kit. A great flying saucer that is going to put a big smile on your face. Colorado flying saucers and hot air balloon hoaxes are famous these days, get on the bandwagon for trick-or-treat halloween fun and loads of laughs for everyone!
Just ring the doorbell and say "I'm supposed to be flying in there, but my dad said to stay in the box for the show!" - you are practically guaranteed to get double and triple halloween treats with this authentic and collectible Balloon Boy Flying Saucer Hoax trick costume!
We suggest that you fill the balloon with helium gas and tie it down in your back yard. Tell the kids to jump inside the balloon gondola when you are not looking, leave some scissors nearby and let the fun begin! It's only about 8 inches diameter, but yeah, a kid might fit in there right? The balloon has a few ounces of net lift, but yeah, it could probably lift a 6 year old, so get the phone number to CNN and MSNBC handy - just in case.
It's always a good idea to keep a "Pikel" or pitchfork handy - Pitchforks are a time-tested and true method of keeping a balloon on the ground after it makes a landing. We keep a pitchfork or trident in the back of the squad car for just this purpose! Just so you can keep your distance after it lands!
The gondola is a semi-scale precision laser cut unit that attaches to the bottom of Plantraco's 38" metallized nylon flying saucer balloon. It has the same chance of lifting your 6-year old as the one you may have seen on CNN or MSNBC TV. So don't call the national guard or you might get yourself in a bit of trouble eh? It's a bit smaller, but we are certain you can still fool CNN's Wolf Blitzer for a long while to come! That's whatcha call quality investigative journalism right? Right!
WARNING: Do not leave this balloon unattended, some kid might crawl inside and fly away on you.
Complete with hatch door for the gondola. If you fall out of the gondola, be sure to close the hatch door!
One 38" Diameter Silver Helium Balloon Envelope,
One Laser Cut gondola - tapes together in 2 minutes, 10 foot string. Everything you need except helium gas and cardboard box
You supply - Cellophane tape, helium gas fill (from any dollar store or WallMart), a washer or some coins for ballast weights, one six-year-old, one CNN investigative journalism team.
FedEx Express Overnight Shipping Available!
Get it in time for your Halloween Party!
Great for kids and adults!
NOTE - Balloon has about 2 oz of net lift, but don't let your children near it, or they might fly away and be attacked by pitchforks!
Also have a look at our "real" flying saucer - the MicroBlimp - an amazing R/C flying blimp with fully proportional radio control system. This one is just a halloween costume.
Did you know that the real one from Colorado could only loft about 20 lbs payload?
How'd that thang get on the TeeVee then?
Did you know that what passes in America as investigative journalism astounds the rest of the world?
Add a "Hello My Name is" sticker for added realism. Maybe an "As Seen on CNN" will get a few more laughs.... or tears.
Easily assembled - simple assembly with laser cut cardboard parts covered with authentic metallized nylon "mylar-like" material. Cellophane tape it together in 2 minutes. Inflate the balloon. Tie on a string as described in the instructions, and go create your very own media event at the halloween party.
Lightweight costume is easy to carry, actually if you're not careful - it might carry you! Tie it around your wrist. Just make sure you have lots of candy for extra ballast weight! But watch out if you put high voltage on it - the ions on the outside might propel you!
Don't get Carried Away! Stay away from that hatch kids!
Plantraco Airship Balloon Dimensions and Capacities - and Science Trivia Time!
Mylar balloons are commonly measured when flat. Our 38-inch diameter Saucer balloon measures 38 inches across - before inflation. Weight is about 2.5 ounces or so.
Inflated Dimensions and Volume
The 38" Saucer balloon, interchangeable with Twin-Turbofans and Tri-Turbofans measures 29" across x 14" tall. Helium Capacity 4.5 cubic feet
As a rule of thumb, one cubic foot of helium will lift one ounce of cargo.
Lift will vary according to your altitude, atmospheric conditions, quality of helium gas, weight of the helium envelope etc.
The average weight of a 6 year old person is about 46 lbs
How many balloons from our kit would be required to loft this weight at sea level?
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