Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association


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…

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…

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….

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…

2019 Ground School Registrations Open

Registration for the 2019 AAAA Ground Schools are now closed. (They are Full!) Registration for the 2020 AAAA Ground Schools will be available soon. February Private Pilot Ground School Feb 21-23, 2020 April Commercial Pilot Ground School School April 24-26, 2020 June Private Pilot Ground School (if necessary)