Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

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Back in the Basket

The AAAA Education committee is compiling a series of short articles designed to help pilots and crews get back to flying. Called Back in the Basket, these tips are reminders and things to think about the remember now that we’ve all been grounded for a few months. They are not intended to be all-inclusive or…

Letter to Members from AAAA Board

Letter to Members from the AAAA Board May 13, 2020 To All Our Members, Thank you to all of you who were able to join us on the Town Hall meeting this past Saturday morning. We also appreciated all of the emailed suggestions and recommendations that were submitted. As this COVID-19 and Stay-at-Home is ever…

2020 AAAA Ground Schools Updated April 2020

2020 AAAA Ground Schools-Updated April 2020 Due to the current virus situation, the AAAA Education Committee has postponed both the April Commercial Pilot Ground School and the June Private Pilot Ground School. In order to minimize any re-scheduling of participants, registration for both ground schools has been suspended, and waiting lists enabled. The Commercial Ground…

2020 AAAA Ground Schools

2020 AAAA Ground Schools Once again in 2020, the AAAA Education Committee is holding 2 Private Pilot Ground Schools and 1 Commercial Pilot Ground School. The February Private Pilot class is already full with a full wait list. There are openings in both the June Private and April Commercial schools, although space is going quickly….

Latest Community Requests

Here are the latest requests from the community. If you can help with any of these, please contact Jason at community-relations@hotairballooning.org.   Date and Time of Event: August 10th 2019 Organization Organizing the Event: IOE Memorial Fund Name, Description and Benefitting Group of the Event: IOE Memorial Fund is in memory of 3 children who were…

We have a Waiver!

We have a Waiver! The FAA has issued a Certificate of Waiver for our Flying Events. It’s only in effect for scheduled AAAA Flying Events and only during a specified flight window time. (approx sunrise to 10am) All pilots must sign in at the event in order to be able to fly under the conditions…

Wind Profiler Back Online!

Wind Profiler Back Online! The Wind Profiler at Double Eagle Airport is back online! Same URL as before… http://detect.rwp.abq.s3-website-us-west-2.amazonaws.com But if you want a shortcut to easily get to the data…. try this shortcut http://bit.ly/ABQwind And don’t forget to bookmark it!