Tom Brown has been piloting for over 20 years; he attained his Private Pilot certificate in 1997, Commercial in 2000, and has flown in Colorado, New Mexico, New York, New Hampshire, Indiana, Ohio and throughout Michigan. He will be flying the Tomfoolery Balloon this year in Battle Creek. He is a Military Veteran; U.S. Air Force Security Forces Master Sergeant, Retired (22 years). One of Tom's favorite sayings is, "A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men." ~Willy Wonka. His crew Haiku, "Thank you very much! As I can't do' as I am, Nothing without you!"