Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

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New Green Zone

The Balloon community are welcome to launch from the horse arena/5 acres anytime throughout the year. The horse arena does not house any horses. This area is being provided by Chappy Chapelle so if you come by to launch or land give him a shout and he’ll share some coffee with you! Chappy Chapelle – 203…

New PZs

We have 3 landowners with some serious complaints about low flying balloons. They have reached out to Rainbow Ryders, City Council members, the FAA, and AIBF. We are recommending you give these three areas 1,000+ feet clearance. A KMZ file with the locations can be downloaded at this url, https://hotairballooning.org/download/aaaa-2019-pzs/?wpdmdl=4404&masterkey=5d674e87c76df Neighborhood just north of Mariposa…

Latest Community Requests

Here are the latest requests from the community. If you can help with any of these, please contact Jason at community-relations@hotairballooning.org.   Date and Time of Event: August 10th 2019 Organization Organizing the Event: IOE Memorial Fund Name, Description and Benefitting Group of the Event: IOE Memorial Fund is in memory of 3 children who were…

Election & Voting Results

Voting Results for AAAA Board Positions Vice President – Jennifer Garcia Secretary – Sue Oldenburg Special Events Chair – Katie Heffron Community Relations Chair – Jason Burns Ways & Means Chair – Madison Rumbaugh Voting Results for Membership Questions How would you prefer to receive your membership roster? Paper — 82 Digital — 106 Both — 69 If offered,…

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…

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