Home Balloon Building Tools Cable Length Calculator
Cable Length Calculator
Calculation of the length of the flying wires connecting the burner load frame to the base of the envelope is a matter of simple triganometry but it is not completely straighforward.

This calculator is one that I developed in Excel to solve the calculation problems. It has been used on many balloons and appears to be accurate. There are separate workbooks for 3 and 4 point load frames.

4 point calculator screenshot

4 point calculator screenshot


The sizes of the burner frame and envelope mouth and mouth angle are input on the inputs page and the results will be displayed.



 

Share

AddThis Social Bookmark Button