PIKO, Model S-60A, was manufactured by Aerostar in 1998. PIKO has a Standard Airworthiness Certificate, stands 85 feet tall and has 105,000 cubic feet of volume.
PIKO is the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu special shape and was created by the internationally renowned poster designer Vittorio. It’s a blue smiling face with black spots and is very popular with the kids.
PIKO has visited many events including a variety of events in the United States and Canada. PIKO has attended Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico multiple times since 1999. In addition to these events PIKO has also flown: Warstein, Allemagne; Chateau-D’Oex, Switzerland; Chaterllerault, France;Nouveau-Mexique and Austria.