G-34 Use LPG/CNG in Hot-Air Balloon 


A Certificate of Fitness is required to supervise LPG is used for hot air balloon operations, the storage, handling and use of LPG, including any reserve storage incidental to use, must not exceed a total of 300 pounds. The entire operation must be continuously under the personal supervision of an FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) license holder and a Certificate of Fitness holder.   This Certificate of Fitness is valid only for the specific person to whom it is issued and can be used anywhere within New York City.

  • New Application Fees: $25
  • Renewal Fees: $15
  • Application Reviewed Within: 1-2 Days
  • Renewal Cycle: 3 Years 

Before You Submit Your Application

You must pass a written exam to get a G-34 Certificate of Fitness.  All applicants should review the Notice of Exam and Study Materials. 

Applicants who need to take the exam must apply in person and bring the following documents 

Apply in Person

Applicants who need to take the exam must apply in person at:

9 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

For More Information

NYC Fire Department (FDNY)
Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 999-1988
Email: pubcert@fdny.nyc.gov or call 311

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