Review: HPG Hot Air Balloon

Review Information
Version reviewed: 1.0
Price: $15
Press copy produced by: Hype Performance Group
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Varun gives his take on HPG’s new Hot Air Balloon Product.

FSElite Bottom Line
It’s a good model of a hot air balloon, but the novelty wears off quickly, which makes the $15 pricetag tough to justify.
Likes
Fully integrated internal hot air balloon flight model and envelope simulation
Power Plant: 2x 12 million BTU burners with realistic visual and sound effects
EFB tablet included with maps and additional apps available (Flappy Bird, Balloonist Maps App, Live Radio Stations etc.)
Several additional features included: fireworks, liveries etc.
Realistic animations
Dislikes
Steep $15USD price tag for a product with relatively fast novelty wear-off time
Inflation and collapsing animations could be improved in the future
Not all levers and cranks are operational - more functionality required for longevity of the add-on.
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