Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

General Club Business

August Competition

Competition Time! It’s time for the competition to heat up to match the temperatures. Flying Events and Crew-D are holding competitions this Saturday, August 13. Check-in begins at 6 am at the NW corner of 10th and Westside, that’s near Joe Harris Elementary. Make sure your information is up to date in PAD. And the…

May Meeting video now available!

The recording of the May General Meeting is now available. The program featured personnel from the ABQ tower talking about the LOA and tower operations. Also on the agenda, BFA President Pat Cannon talked about the sport of ballooning, issues facing the sport, and the relationship between BFA and AAAA. To watch the video, click…

It’s May!

The Cloudbouncer is available for viewing and/or downloading. Sunday is our Monthly Flying Event. It’s also Mother’s Day, so we’ll have carnations for the moms in attendance. And Flying Events is holding a lunch meeting to get your ideas about improving those activities. And if you missed the April meeting, the recording is now available…

New Board in Place

As of Monday’s night board of directors meeting, there’s new leadership at the helm of AAAA. The newly elected board has taken over and is now responsible for the direction and well-being of the club. Welcome to President Blair Kaufman, and Special Events Chair Chris McCord. Welcome back to Treasurer, Dick Rice; Crew-Development, Sue Palmer;…

AAAA LOA in Effect

updated 3/28/2022 AAAA has an LOA with ATC regarding Class C airspace. The Final, signed version has been posted. The effective date on the LOA is Monday, March 28, 2022. A list of 105 AAAA pilot members, N numbers, and signatures was submitted on Monday morning. New “badges” have been sent to those 105 which…

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