Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

Special Events

November Flying Results

Changes in top 10 Even though Mother Nature didn’t cooperate with our November Flying Event, show-up points were awarded and it made some changes in the top 10, not to mention adding pilots to the number of competitors for 2021. Check out the last standings! And while you’re exploring the website, don’t forget to RSVP…

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…

It’s a Four for All Sunday!

Big Sunday Ahead! This Sunday, July 11, we have a flying event, a Crew-D contest, a Crazy Hat contest, and FREE ICE CREAM!!! Flying is from Balloon Fiesta Park, the NE corner. Registration scanning starts at 0530, in-person briefing is at 0600. Sunrise is one minute later. We’re expecting a fly-in task. After flying, Crew-D…

2019 Jingle Bell (non) Rally

The Jingle Bell event is schedule for December 14. The first 50 pilots to show up will receive a pilot gift. Spectators of all ages are welcome! Anyone interested in crewing check in with the organizers at the registration table. Registration Registration opens at 6:30am and briefing will be held at 7:00am. Pre-registration is not…

2019 Friends and Lovers Registration is open!

Registration for the 2019 Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally is now open! It will CLOSE (with no exceptions this year due to the new paperwork requirements from the FAA) December 31. More information regarding the rally, sponsors, and fun and games will follow in the next few weeks. [ninja_form id=19]