The Lawnchair Pilot


The Lawnchair Pilot is a feature-length documentary currently in production that will tell the incredible, true story of urban legend, Larry Walters.

In 1982, Larry Walters tied 42 helium filled weather balloons to a lawnchair and flew up 16,000 ft over Los Angeles. The flight was the realization of a 20 year dream.

Larry’s story inspired the world; he appeared on Letterman, LIFE Magazine, and news programs around the world.

11 years later, Larry took his life, hiking into the forrest and shooting himself in the heart.

The Lawnchair Pilot will tell the true story behind the urban legend of Larry, including never before seen original footage and audio of Larry’s incredible flight.