Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons



729 pecks is about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as big as a Hot Air Balloon
In other words, it's 0.003 times the size of a Hot Air Balloon, and the size of a Hot Air Balloon is 340 times that amount.
(four-person capacity; envelope volume; average)
The average volume of a hot air balloon sufficient to lift four adults is 250,000 pecks. Typically made of nylon or dacron, a balloon envelope of this size typically weighs just 88 kg (190 lbs).
There's more!
Click here to see how other things compare to 729 pecks...