Commercial Balloon Licences There are two types of commercial balloon licences: CPL(B) Restricted and CPL(B) (Full).
The CPL(B) Restricted is required if you are undertaking work for a sponsor or being paid by an external agent to operate a balloon. You can fly a sponsored balloon with everything paid for with a PPL but as soon as the sponsor asks you to attend any event then you need a CPL(B) Restricted.
CPL(B) Restricted Licence requirements:
CPL(B) Licence requirements: