Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

Education

Election is now OPEN!

It's Time to Vote! March means spring, winds, and Elections! The 2022 Board of Directors election is underway. Electronic ballots were delivered to email boxes Tuesday morning. Paper ballots were put in the mail Monday afternoon. Vote by paper OR electronic, but do take the time to vote! Bios are online, on the electronic ballot…

Tom Fisher Gets Sid Cutter Award

Tom Fisher Gets Sid Cutter Award

Tom Fisher was recognized at the AIBF Awards Ceremony with the Sid Cutter Award for his outstanding contribution to the sport of hot air ballooning. Tom has been an instructor, AAAA Education Committee member, Ground School Proctor and has recently taken over the management of the AAAA online store, complete with seminar and ground school…

Calculate Weight and Temp

Calculating Weight and Temps Balloon pilots need to be calculating max temperature and lift before each flight. Not only is it important for safe flights, it’s something the FAA is looking at during a ramp check. At the August General Meeting, Barbara Fricke, reviewed how to use the AAAA Weight and Temp Calculator to calculate…

Online Private Pilot Ground School Now Available!

It's LIVE! The long-awaited, newly built Online Private Pilot Ground School from AAAA Education is now available for purchase. Nearly 4 months in the making, the curriculum has been reviewed and updated. The PowerPoints have been retired and an all-new set of graphics and animations have been built to create actual video presentations. Not just…

Online Private Pilot Ground School Now Available!

It's LIVE! The long-awaited, newly built Online Private Pilot Ground School from AAAA Education is now available for purchase. Nearly 4 months in the making, the curriculum has been reviewed and updated. The PowerPoints have been retired and an all-new set of graphics and animations have been built to create actual video presentations. Not just…

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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