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AAAA Fiesta Safety Seminar

2020 Fiesta Safety Seminar October 10th, noon-4pm MST via Zoom Webinar Theme:  A Safe Flight begins way before the Launch Field! $25.00 USD per person http://bit.ly/AAAASafetySeminar20 Featuring: Miracle on the Mountain – Ron Lessoway Over-the-counter Medications – Morgan Beebe Aging Gracefully – Ray Bair Tethers and Glows – Beth Wright-Smith Crew Management and Training -…

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AAAA Fiesta Safety Seminar

2020 Fiesta Safety Seminar October 10th, noon-4pm MST via Zoom Webinar Theme:  A Safe Flight begins way before the Launch Field! $25.00 USD per person http://bit.ly/AAAASafetySeminar20 Featuring: Miracle on the Mountain – Ron Lessoway Over-the-counter Medications – Morgan Beebe Aging Gracefully – Ray Bair Tethers and Glows – Beth Wright-Smith Crew Management and Training -…

September Meeting

September Meeting Notice In addition to regular club business, our program will be Ken Tuley talking about the Pilot Aircraft Database (PAD) that he has devised to streamline the process of collecting ALL the data that are required under the 2020 AAAA/FAA Waiver to allow AAAA to conduct waivered competitions. If AAAA does NOT have…

August 2020 Meeting

The August meeting of AAAA is TONIGHT!!!  Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at 6:30 pm via Zoom. The program tonight includes a presentation by Dick Brown on Albuquerque’s first balloonist, Park Van Tassel. In addition to this look back in history, there will be an important member update on ballooning in October in Albuquerque. You might…

Commercial Ground School Update

Commercial Ground School Online! As we are still not able to meet in person, the Education Committee is offering an On-line course for the Commercial Pilot Ground School at a reduced price.  The course is an edited version of the in-person ground school held in April 2019.  Students will work at their own pace to complete…

Lifting Spirits Movement

Not sure if you have seen or heard of the recent grassroots effort called “Lifting Spirits around the World” yet, but if you haven’t, see the links below to read and learn more about it.  Lifting Spirits is a worldwide effort starting here in Albuquerque, NM. AAAA’s mission statement is to promote the sport of…

July Events, 1-Canceled, 1-Game On!

As you might have expected we have had to cancel the July 2020 Flying Event due to the ban on mass gatherings, but that’s not stopping Crew Development. It’s Game On! with a VIRTUAL crew development competition.  Simply, it’s a create and photograph a face mask. Upload it, and the membership will vote to select…