Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

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A Letter from BFA

Balloon Federation of America PO Box 400 Indianola, Iowa April 6, 2020 BFA Covid-19 Update Spring has sprung! This is the time of year when many of us are eager to get outdoors, to jump into our balloons and take to the skies to enjoy the freedom and exhilaration that only our sport can deliver….

Update on Upcoming Events

Your AAAA Board of Directors is closely monitoring the closures and cancelations surrounding the corona virus or COVID-19. We will keep you updated as decisions are made. Here are your upcoming Albuquerque ballooning events: April 11th – April AAAA Flying Event CANCELED April 19th – Top Gun Flying Event CANCELED April 24-26 – AAAA Commercial…

We need your pictures!

Ways & Means would like to brighten up our 2019 Roster with some pictures of our members!  We are looking for some awesome pictures of your balloon, others balloons, your crew, or tailgate fun! Please email your pictures to ways-means@hotairballooning.org. Deadline to submit photos is Feb 6th, 2019. All pictures going into the Roster will be…

Tonight! Balloon Fiesta Field Usage Meeting

We want to start a new practice here at the Balloon Fiesta Park (BFP). We will be holding yearly, pre-season meetings with the different user groups. TONIGHT, January 23rd, at 5:00pm, there will be a meeting for all balloonist that use BFP. The meeting will be at the Golf & Event Center, 9401 Balloon Museum Dr. (South end…

Jan Meeting: Jan 22nd, 6p @ Balloon Museum

Join us tonight for a wonderful presentation by Bill Smith Bill Smith is a native Kentuckian with an extensive background in aviation. During his 30-year military career with the Kentucky Air National Guard, he specialized in aircrew survival, air traffic control and fire protection. While serving as a combat controller from 1988-2000, he made 246…

Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally

Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally Love is in the … AIR! Please read entire post for all the dates, times, rules and details about this event. Below is our flyer with all the details for anyone who wants to come out and enjoy the show. Please feel free to save this image and the map…

January Flying Event

Jan 13th Rio Rancho Launch Field Registration 6:45am Briefing 7:15am If you have a trailer we suggest you enter the field off Northern, on the road that goes along the arroyo and up the hill. All others can take this same road or enter off Broadmoor/Linderhoff. DO NOT enter on Edinburgh!! You will get stuck!…