Flying Lanterns might be your choice when it comes to a party accessory. However, there are a few things you should know before you operate
these gadgets. They are designed to be very safe, but nonetheless there are a few steps you should follow when launching them. The flame in the lanterns is totally safe, but you can never be too careful – so keep a fire extinguisher nearby, especially if there are children around. Do not let the children operate the device by themselves – this is something that should be done under a grown up supervision. If there are any dry crops around or you are in an area where there are a lot of trees, it is not appropriate to fly the lanterns, they might get tangled easily. If you live near the airport – avoid releasing lanterns. They might cause some interference with the air traffic and more so at night. The wind should be no stronger than 5 mph. In addition, before you launch the lantern make sure the wind is blowing in the desired direction. When you light the lantern, you should always make sure its edges aren’t tangled and it is fully open. Light the fuel line and wait a few seconds until the lantern fills up with hot air. Operating Flying Lanterns is easy, as long as you stick to the safety tips we just gave you. Enjoy your new party accessory!