Kevin has always had a keen interest in all forms of aviation, even as a young teenager. He helped support his college expenses at Georgia Tech by working as a flight instructor in Atlanta. He then flew flight research aircraft for Princeton University’s aeronautical engineering college.
Enlisting in the Air Force provided him with the training required to fly F-105 jet fighters for the NJ Air National Guard.
In 1973 Kevin began flying for Eastern Airlines and that same year started ballooning as a hobby. This hobby quickly became a part-time business and grew steadily. When Eastern Airlines stopped flying in 1991—-Alexandria Balloon Flights became his full-time career.
Last year Kevin flew his 17,000th delighted balloon passenger!