by Head Full of Air LLC

A kite-balloon offering quiet, long-term flight for videography, communications, and meteorology.

View all updates Jul 30, 2019

Winders and Back to Work

My back has been feeling better and am back to working on Airpup and doing video updates. A special thank you to everyone who sent me personal messages, exercises, and well-wishes. That really meant a lot to me.

In my latest update, I discuss shifting balloon envelope production from the now-defunct Blimpworks to Arizona Balloon Works, which should allow me to open pre-orders back up soon.


I want to highlight the string winders, complete with new illustrated instructions on a tag.

All string/glove backers have received their winders. If you have pre-ordered an Airpup with string and want the string shipped now, please get in touch.

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Winder, Line, & Safety Gloves

Premium cut-resistant driving gloves made from goatskin lined with woven kevlar. Get smooth motions while protecting your hands. A wooden winder with 500' of braided Dacron line. Made in the USA from sustainably sourced birch plywood. Braided white dacron line made in the USA by Shanti Kites.


Head Full of Air LLC

Mathew Lippincott created Head Full of Air LLC to further his passion for low-cost kite and balloon flight systems and open hardware. Through Head Full of Air, Mathew has created learning resources for NSF- add NASA- funded educational projects as well as led public workshops.

Mathew Lippincott

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