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Letter to Members from AAAA Board

Letter to Members from the AAAA Board May 13, 2020 To All Our Members, Thank you to all of you who were able to join us on the Town Hall meeting this past Saturday morning. We also appreciated all of the emailed suggestions and recommendations that were submitted. As this COVID-19 and Stay-at-Home is ever…

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…

A Letter from BFA

Balloon Federation of America PO Box 400 Indianola, Iowa April 6, 2020 BFA Covid-19 Update Spring has sprung! This is the time of year when many of us are eager to get outdoors, to jump into our balloons and take to the skies to enjoy the freedom and exhilaration that only our sport can deliver….

Update on Upcoming Events

Your AAAA Board of Directors is closely monitoring the closures and cancelations surrounding the corona virus or COVID-19. We will keep you updated as decisions are made. Here are your upcoming Albuquerque ballooning events: April 11th – April AAAA Flying Event CANCELED April 19th – Top Gun Flying Event CANCELED April 24-26 – AAAA Commercial…

2020 Board Election Results

President – Jennifer Garcia Vice President – Peter Cuneo* Treasurer – Dick Rice Education – Peg Billson Flying Events – Doug Gantt Ways & Means – Chani Kaibetoney* Crew Development – Sue Palmer *1 year terms* Thank you to all who stepped up and volunteered to run for a seat. We received 263 ballots, 5 of which were not valid due to…

2020 Board Nominations

President Nominee Bios Jennifer Garcia I am, Jennifer Garcia, born and raised in Albuquerque, NM.   I attended Sandia High School and have a degree in Interior Architecture and Design.  I am the current Associate Event Director for Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, whom I have worked for the last 8+ years.   I didn’t start with pilots,…

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….

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