Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

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New Green Zone

The Balloon community are welcome to launch from the horse arena/5 acres anytime throughout the year. The horse arena does not house any horses. This area is being provided by Chappy Chapelle so if you come by to launch or land give him a shout and he’ll share some coffee with you! Chappy Chapelle – 203…

2019 Fiesta Safety Seminars

Balloon Fiesta Safety Seminar The AAAA Education Committee organizes and presents a 4 hour safety seminar each year at Balloon Fiesta. With speakers from all over the world and topics that are extremely timely to the ballooning community, this seminar, held on the Tuesday afternoon of Balloon Fiesta week, is always well attended. Make plans…

New PZs

We have 3 landowners with some serious complaints about low flying balloons. They have reached out to Rainbow Ryders, City Council members, the FAA, and AIBF. We are recommending you give these three areas 1,000+ feet clearance. A KMZ file with the locations can be downloaded at this url, https://hotairballooning.org/download/aaaa-2019-pzs/?wpdmdl=4404&masterkey=5d674e87c76df Neighborhood just north of Mariposa…

Election & Voting Results

Voting Results for AAAA Board Positions Vice President – Jennifer Garcia Secretary – Sue Oldenburg Special Events Chair – Katie Heffron Community Relations Chair – Jason Burns Ways & Means Chair – Madison Rumbaugh Voting Results for Membership Questions How would you prefer to receive your membership roster? Paper — 82 Digital — 106 Both — 69 If offered,…

CANCELLED – January Flying Event

I’m sure you have all already seen the crummy weather forecasts. Everyone should sleep in and enjoy the likely snow. We look forward to seeing you all next month for Friends and Lovers. Be on the lookout for more information on the event. Zerek Welz Flying Events Coordinator

Happy Hour @ Filling Phillys

Please join us tonight for AAAA Happy Hour at Filling Philly’s located at 3700 Ellison Dr. NW, Albuquerque  87114 at 6:00pm. Also, tonight will be the last opportunity to vote for next years 2019 AAAA theme: Where The Wind Goes Rise Above Propane Therapy Altitude Adjustment Early Risers Please find me tonight to submit your vote….

2019 Friends and Lovers Registration is open!

Registration for the 2019 Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally is now open! It will CLOSE (with no exceptions this year due to the new paperwork requirements from the FAA) December 31. More information regarding the rally, sponsors, and fun and games will follow in the next few weeks. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.Submissions for…

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