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A Monthly publication of the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association & Education

CLOUDBOUNCER

VOL 111 • ISSUE 8

august 2010

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Board of Directors 2010-2011

President Elisa Trillanes Phone: 505.269.2503 Elisa@Trillanes.com

Vice President Elizabelth Wright-Smith Phone: 505.604.2865 pbtsmith@lobo.net

Secretary/Membership Tonya Griego Phone: 505.463.4318 aaaasecretary@gmail.com

Treasurer Lyn Kirkwood Phone: 505.897.1948 lynkirkwood@comcast.net

Flying Events John Hofer Phone: 505.506.6594 jhhballoon@gmail.com

Education Garry Haruska Phone: 505.830.2225 ltaglh@aol.com

Crew Development: Mike Garcia Phone: 505.659.2473 mike1dwn@msn.com

Community Relations Bud Hebrlee Phone: 505.401.9368 buddman327@msn.com Special Events Paul Kress Phone: 505.818.8088 PMKbuild@yahoo.com Ways & Means Debbie Reynolds Phone: 505.884.3136 dar_reynolds@msn.com

Website

www.hotairballooning.org Cloudbouncer Lori Pitman Phone: 505.890.8868 / 301.305.0141 cloudbouncer_editor@comcast.net

The Cloudbouncer is a monthly publication of the AAAA Education Foundation. P.O. Box 90160, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87199-0160 Subscription rate: $17 annually; FREE to AAAA Members in good standing. The AAAA Education Foundations strives to provide the most valuable forum possible for the free exchange of information within the AAAA. Acceptance of advertising cannot imply endorsement of products or services by AAAA nor the Cloudbouncer Editor, Publisher or Staff. Opinions presented in Cloudbouncer in information contributions, articles, letters and editorials are solely the opinions of the authors and do not express the official view of AAAA. We authorize the reprinting of any original work in this newsletter with credit to the author and AAAA Cloudbouncer as the source. Please send articles and photos to our dedicated email address: cloudbouncer_editor@comcast.net. Persons whose articles are published are eligible to receive a special Cloudbouncer appreciation lapel pin. Deadline for all submissions is the Friday after the General Meeting. Articles, photographs and advertisements received after the deadline will be publishes in a future issue, if they are still relevant. AAAA website: www.hotairballooning.org

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Monthly Board Meeting: Monday August 16th, 6pm AIBF Office

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Membership Report – Tonya will get with Lyn to get renewals/new members information.

PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Treasurers Report – The treasurer report was sent out by email and approved.

For those members who were unable to attend the July general meeting, you missed a great talk by Don Edwards, AIBF's new Event Director. It was interesting to not only hear about some of Don and his dog Buster's history in ballooning, but also to hear some of the new ideas and directions for Fiesta. Don spoke also about how important volunteers have been to making AIBF what it is today.

VP Report – July program will include Don Edwards and August will be Rich Schwoebel who was involved in the early days of ballooning: General Mills, Double Eagle, and High Altitude Flights. Beth is looking into having the presentation filmed. Education Report – The committee is working on a 1st Responders Seminar in addition to the Balloon Fiesta Safety Seminar

I would have to say the same thing about AAAA. This club would not be what it is today without the many people who have volunteered their time and efforts over the last 39 years. Many of those dedicated volunteers are not members of the Board of Directors who the club sees and hears from regularly. They are those who choose to serve on committees and support the club in the regular monthly activities behind the scenes. These are the members that we wish to recognize when awarding the Allen Jones, Bob Ruppenthal or P.R. "Slim" Rowley Awards. Although the Allen Jones, Bob Ruppenthal and P.R. "Slim" Rowley nominations aren't due for another few months I wanted to be sure to get the membership thinking about all the people that volunteer their time for the club and make sure they take the time to write up a nomination before the deadline.

Flying Events – 43 Pilots registered with no scores due to uncooperative weather. There was $127 in cash collected plus a lot of canned goods. Crew D – There was a total of 144 ice creams handed out at the Ice Cream Social. There were 25 attendees at the latest Crew D Seminar. The committee is working hard on future mini seminars. Community Relations – Bud would like to make sure that Elaine Thacher receives recognition for her ride donations. Don Boyer volunteered to give KOAT news anchors rides along with some balloon education. Special Events – Paul reported that there are still some prize packs left over from F&Ls 2010, these will be donated for the raffle. The first meeting for his committee will be July 31st @ 3pm and location is still to be decided.

Now, however, is the time to be preparing and turning in your nominations for the Sid Cutter Award. The recipient should be an individual whose extraordinary dedications have benefited the hot air ballooning community as a whole. The award should be presented to someone whose actions and efforts are not otherwise publicly recognized. Nominations for this award are due to the Board of Directors by August 31st, winner to be announced during the AIBF awards banquet.

Ways and Means – The committee is coordinating with Applebee’s to do another Dinner Out. They are also working on t-shirts and working hard coordinating the raffle. Old Business – The board approved the letters to be sent to both FAA and one of the ride balloon companies that continue to fly low over houses. The club did purchase the Crewing Essentials articles and they will start running soon.

BOARD MEETING MINUTES July 19, 2010 Called to order at 6:04pm by President Elisa Trillanes. Board Members Present – Elisa Trillanes, Paul Kress, Tonya Griego, Debbie Reynolds, John Hofer, Garry Haruska, Mike Garcia, Bud Hebrlee, and Beth Wright-Smith

New Business – The board voted and approved making AIBF an honorary Platinum member. Garry presented to the board an email from PHI Air Medical regarding PHI Cares membership, the board determined that if PHI would like to do some advertising they could buy space in the CB.

Absent Board Members – Lyn Kirkwood

Meeting concluded at 6:55pm

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Ways and Means – Another Dinner Out at Applebee’s will be held on August 4th, AAAA t-shirts are in and for sale, Raffle will be held at September’s General Meeting

GENERAL MEETING MINUTES July 28, 2010 Meeting was called to order by President Elissa Trillanes at 6:35pm.

Special Events – Paul’s 1st committee meeting will be held August 2nd 6pm at the Chili’s at Cottonwood.

Guests: Linda Auton

Top Gun – 8 Pilots came out to the last flying event. The next event will be held September 18th.

New Pilots/Ratings: Jessica Makin, Colleen Johnson, and John Pata all received their commercial rating

BFA – Jim Lynch will be replacing Don Edwards as Director of the Southeast Region.

Lichelle Peete donated two rides to the Dismas House.

FAA – Has announced that effective October 1st all balloons will require registration renewals every 3 years.

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta was presented with a certificate giving them Honorary Platinum Corporate Membership.

Explorium - is already looking for volunteers during Fiesta

Don Edwards introduced himself to the members along with offering background, as well as what he hopes to bring to Fiesta. There are 500 balloons registered, 94 of those Special Shapes, 18 of the Special Shapes are new to Fiesta. The pilot tent will be moving. Don wanted to thank all of the 900 volunteers that it takes every year.

COMMITTEE REPORTS COMMUNITY RELATIONS I’ve tried to generate interest for the last two meetings for one, possibly two balloons who would be available to participate in the 100th Bean Day Celebration being held over the Labor Day Weekend in Wagonmound, NM.

There will be A “Fly Swapper” this year during Fiesta. On the 1st Monday of Fiesta, 10:30am-1pm pilots will be allowed to sell used balloon equipment. Not allowable for sale is ANYTHING that can be bought on concession row.

Starting on September 3rd is a Friday night street dance. (Maybe a glow) A parade on Saturday morning, September 4th. (Maybe a free flight over town). A huge free barbecue with plenty of beans at noon. A rodeo on Saturday night. The list of activities goes on and on. For information about and possible interest, please go on line to http://wagonmound.com.BeanDay.htm These folks would love to have as many balloonists as possible join in their 100th celebration. If two balloonists participate, the folks in Wagonmound will treat you like you are royalty. This only happens every 100 years. Some residents have volunteered their personal travel trailers to help with accommodations.

Secretary report – none. Treasurer’s report – none. Vice President’s report – The speaker for August will be Rick Schwoebel. Community Relations – see Bud’s report in the Cloudbouncer. Flying Events – see John’s report in the Cloudbouncer.

If you are interested, by all means call me (Bud) at 505-296-2440 or Ron Leubke at 575-666-2697, Nick Pino at 575-643-5150 or Sherry Hern at 303-4784548 for additional information.

Crew D – The next Crew D seminar will be held August 28th, 9am, at the NE corner of Balloon Fiesta Park. Pre-register by 8/21 and the cost will only be $10, after that the cost will be $25. The seminar will include a crew checklist, knots, 1st Aid Kits, propane, and the different type of balloon systems

I received this information on July 02, 2010 from Donald Thatcher.

Education - Fiesta Safety Seminar will be 10/5/2010 1pm-5pm at Santa Ana.

On June 21st Elaine Thatcher gave a balloon ride to four young men riding their bicycles from Pennsylvania to Los Angles for the Susan G. Komen

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breast cancer foundation. Their name for the ride was the “Pink Pedal.” On Monday they left for LA and at Laguna Pueblo, one young man was hit by a car and killed. Devastating.

FIESTA is in the air and the days are drawing closer. We received the follow request from a United Kingdom pilot by the name of David Usill. Dear Bud, I have been given your name by Pam McCarty as a contact with the AAAA. I am a United Kingdom pilot trying to arrange shipping of my balloon to the fiesta. In order to save the minor problems of shipping an inflation fan I asked the fiesta if they could suggest someone to ask if it is possible to hire one for the duration of the fiesta. They have put me on to you.

On June 28th, Elaine gave a balloon ride to an Air Force officer and his family from Pakistan who was at Kirtland AFB taking a Safety Course. My response to Donald: I’ll see that Elaine receives the recognition she deserves for such an unselfish effort to help others like the young gentlemen riding their bicycles for Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation. I agree, how tragic for the one young bicyclist and his family.

I did make the request and Al Lowenstein agreed to help this pilot. I am always amazed at the number of members who are so willing to help others. Thank you Al.

The Air Force officer from Pakistan was pleased; I’m sure for Elaine’s generosity. I bet his family was thrilled beyond explanation.

Sincerely, Bud Hebrlee, Director Community Relations

Thank you Donald. These events are most important to share with our membership and others. Our most sincere thank you to Elaine Thatcher for being such a generous person.

FLYING EVENTS So much for relying on forecasted winds aloft. The plan for Saturday’s event was to have the hare balloon catch the forecasted winds at 9000 ft (140 degrees @ 10 knots) and either head over to Rio Rancho or box back to the field area. I went to 10,500 ft MSL and Ray Bair went to 11,000 FT MSL. Neither of us found anything out of 140 degrees.

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM A PROPERTY OWNER NEAR COORS & LA ORILLA RD. NW. The owner of the fields around Village Inn and Panda Express would like balloonists to stop launching from his fields. The city has forced him to spend a lot of money to clean up the area form all the illegal dumping that’s been going on for years. He knows balloonist’s are not responsible for any of the dumping, but he still doesn’t want anyone trespassing. Just so everyone knows…..he owns the land on both sides for Bosque Plaza Lane. That’s the road that comes off Coors to the south of Panda Express and wraps around the back of Village Inn and connects to La Orilla Rd.

43 pilots registered for the event. tempted to follow the hare.

Eight or so at-

We collected $127.00 and lots of canned goods. Special thanks go out to one pilot, Sean Rice from Tarrytown NY, who donated $50.00. The Road Runner Food Bank is always grateful for the money and canned goods you all donate during our flying events. Thank you all.

Thanks….. Dean Donley

I would also like to thank the following people who helped make this event possible, Ray Bair our balloon meister, John Green our weather guy, Sam Bradshaw, Tom Goettsche, Linda Bonney. I would also like to give Al Lowenstein special thanks for taking care of the Wind Talker for us.

September 11, 2010 is a very important event entitled, Artists-4-Autism Auction to be held at The Embassy Suites. Colleen Johnson (now a Commercial rated pilot) has generously donated a balloon ride for two certificate, to be auctioned off to the highest bidder to help with this all important fund raiser. We wish Rita Crozier, liaison for the Autism Programs/HSC Development, and her volunteers the very best.

Our next Flying Event is our back to school event. Entry fee will be school supplies that will be donated to the Rio Rancho School District. The event will take place at the Rio Rancho balloon field August 15. Pilot registration begins at 05:45 and briefing starts at 06:15. This event will also include an R2C2 target.

AAAA thanks you Colleen Johnson for your wonderful contribution.

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The next Flying Event Committee meeting will be August 5th, 6:00pm, at the north San Mateo Applebee’s.

FAA REQUIRES AIRCRAFT REGISTRATION RENEWALS By Mary Grady, Contributing editor

A couple of questions were raised during the event. They were both good questions that I’d like to address.

The FAA will now require re-registration of all civil aircraft over the next three years and renewal every three years after that, the agency said on Monday. A final final rule published this week establishes specific expiration dates over a three-year period for all aircraft registered before Oct. 1, 2010, and requires re-registration of those aircraft according to a specific schedule. A fee of $5 will be collected for each registration and each renewal. The FAA will cancel the N-numbers of aircraft that are not re-registered or renewed. "These improvements will give us more up-to-date registration data and better information about the state of the aviation industry," said FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt. Current regulations require owners to report the sale of an aircraft, the scrapping or destruction of an aircraft, or a change in mailing address, but many owners have not complied with those requirements, the FAA said.

Q: What is the maximum allowable wind speed at launch time? A: Balloon Flight Operations Manual AAAA Flying Events lV. Flight Operations D. Weather Requirements Day VFR operations in accordance with 14 CFR, section 91.155 only. The event is not authorized if visibility is less than 3 miles of the ceiling is less than 2000 feet AGL at the time of launch. Launch will not be started if the surface winds are greater than 15 knots at the launch site(s). It shall be the responsibility of the designated Safety Official in cooperation with the Weather Official to consult the Flight Service Station (FSS) concerning the meteorological outlook.

Re-registration of all U.S. civil aircraft by Dec. 31, 2013, will enhance the database with current data derived from recent contact with aircraft owners, according to the FAA. The new regulations also aim to ensure that aircraft owners give the FAA fresh information at least once every three years when they renew their registration. Click here for the FAA's full schedule for re-registration and registration expiration. The rule was proposed in 2008. AOPA had suggested that the rule should not include fees and shouldn't cancel N-numbers for lack of renewal. "We are disappointed that the FAA has chosen what may turn out to be a complicated and costly method of updating the aircraft registry," said AOPA Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Rob Hackman. The FAA reauthorization bill now in Congress would allow the FAA to raise the initial fee to $130 and renewals to $45, AOPA said. "AOPA will be monitoring the implementation of the rule closely and communicating with the FAA about any issues that arise," said Hackman.

It should be noted that immediate local condition shall determine the on-site operations rather then sole reliance of FSS information. The Event Director in cooperation with the Safety Official will at his/her discretion determine whether the Competition Tasks will be flown, cancelled, or delayed. Q: I thought there had to be a minimum number of pilots flying for the competition to count. When is the event considered to be canceled and no one gets show up points? A: As you all are aware, we really don’t have a good way to get the word out that the event has been canceled before you all get to the field. A “hard” cancelation is when we make the announce at the field that the event is cancelled. If we go through the registration, briefing and lay out a target or attempt to lay out a target then the pilots who have registered for the event will at least get show up points no matter how many balloons launch.

BALLOON EXPLORIUM The Balloon Explorium is seeking volunteers to help at the Balloon Museum during Fiesta. There will be a multitude of eager visitors with many questions, so we would like to station volunteers in and around the “Balloon School”. Available shifts are 9am – noon (8am if flying is cancelled) and noon – 3pm, all nine days of Fiesta. If you are willing share you wealth of balloon knowledge, please call Trudy at 301-8391 to schedule a time. Thanks

AAAA Scoring Rules; “If no pilots score on the target and no official cancellation is made 200 points in "participation points" will be awarded to those pilots who signed in.”

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This is no longer true. Several days prior to a Presidential visit, the FAA issues a VIP Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) which is transmitted to all Air Traffic Control facilities and online to those websites that serve the aviation community. The TFR describes concentric circles around wherever the President is planning to be. Typically, the outer circle may be a radius from 10 to 30 miles wherein all aircraft flying below 18,000 feet must be in contact with Air Traffic Control and identified on radar. Fixed wing aircraft can still land and depart from airports located in that area. You must be on a VFR or IFR flight plan, and a transponder code is required.

THE DREADED TFR By Rose Marie Kern Temporary Flight Restrictions, or TFRs are becoming the most dreaded portion of a pilot briefing. Frequently a pilot will call and say that the only thing he wants to know is if there are any TFRs between his departure and his destination. If that is the only thing you call Flight Service for – GOOD! These days busting a TFR can get you either a heavy fine or a suspended license. TFRs can be issued to protect airspace over airshows, major sporting events, volcanoes, forest fires, aircraft accident sites or anywhere else it is deemed unwise for aircraft to fly either for their own protection, or for security reasons.

The inner circle is usually a 10 mile radius wherein only specific aircraft are allowed to fly at all, usually military, police and emergency medical flights, and scheduled air carriers . The bad part about this is that any airports that exist within that 10 mile radius cannot have any activity at all for the duration of the TFR, which can be from a few hours to several days. This means no landings and no departures by civilian aircraft, with the exception of those involved in emergency operations and law enforcement.

Any TFR restricts any type of aircraft from flying within specific areas. These areas are defined both geographically and by altitude. For instance, a TFR that is issued for a forest fire may restrict all aircraft from flying within a 10 mile radius of a navaid, such as a VORTAC, or Latitude/Longitude (L/L) point or if the area is particularly large, a series of radial/DMEs or L/L points may be used to define it. The TFR will also contain an altitude from the surface upwards which may be defined as either MSL or AGL.. Aircraft must fly over it or around it.

If you have read between the lines here, this means that Hot Air Balloons, Gas Balloons, hanggliders, paragliders or any other kind of aircraft that does not have a transponder or files a flight plan is allowed to be airborne inside the 30 mile ring of a VIP TFR when it is active.

The TFRs are issued according to specifications in the Code of Federal Regulations. If you look it up, find 14 CFR. Each type of TFR relates to a different section of that document. Some of them have exceptions to the rule, as with a forest fire TFR where the pilot’s home base is within the restricted area, but you have to thoroughly read the section of 14 CFR that is specified in the TFR to determine if it allows any exceptions.

Many times the fact that the President is planning a visit to a community is published in the local newspapers even before a TFR is issued as the TFR may only come out a few days in advance. TFR’s are also issued for the Vice-President, but they are much smaller, usually a 3 NMR below 3,000 AGL. If you are planning any future flights, you can access all the TFR information through http://www.tfr.faa.gov. The information is arranged by the city and state closest to the TFR and the type of TFR it is.

A Presidential TFR, also known as a VIP TFR is more complicated and pilots in those areas are monitored intensely. It is issued several days in advance and effective throughout the Presidential visit. Shortly after the events of September 11, 2001, the Secret Service requested larger TFRs, limiting the ability of aircraft to fly in any airspace over or near wherever the President happens to be.

Presidential TFRs are listed under VIP. If you click on a listing, the computer will bring up a map and dialogue concerning when and where pilots are not allowed to fly. If you access the list, you can limit the list by clicking on TYPE and then selecting VIP from the drop down list. Under the map there is a link called “sectional chart” which shows the boundaries in more detail including what airports will be affected. The information concerning Time periods in a Presidential TFR are written in both Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) and in local time using a 24 hour clock

Prior to this time, if the President landed at any airport, no other aircraft were allowed to takeoff, land, or taxi until he physically departed the airport grounds, this is still the case. However, once he left, the airport’s traffic flow returned to normal.

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All TFRs are an inconvenience, but a necessary one. If you look outside and it is a beautiful day to fly, we still encourage you to call Flight Service for a brief, even if your only question is “Are there any TFRs today? Rose Marie Kern has worked in ATC for over 25 years. If you’d like to ask Rose a question send her an email at author@rosemariekern.com.

SHORT BLASTS LT RYAN LOWENSTEIN, USAF, completed his LTA COM check ride this AM, July 31st, in Albuquerque. Now he is back off to Pensacola to do his pilot training in the T6 Texan with the Navy. 2 Points at Least!! Photo Submitted by Al Lowenstein

NOTICE FOR THE AUGUST MEETING:

We will again be meeting in the Crest Ballroom. Straight down the corridor past the bar...6:30pm.

CORRECTION FROM APRIL’S GENERAL MEETING MINUTES:

New Balloons - Norman Luper, Roy and Judy Simons, and Linda Bonney have a new balloon named High Hopes.

AUGUST PROGRAM Did you know that . . . General Mills (yes, the cereal company) was heavily involved in ballooning? We have an engineer in Albuquerque who was involved in high altitude ballooning and the Double Eagle flights…one who frequently lends his expertise to the Balloon Museum? Meet him in August! During our general meeting, Rich Schwoebel will present “General Mills and Ballooning.”

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Teton Valley Rally Photos submitted by Ray Bair

Ray Bair at 12,000 ft.

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AAAA Educational Foundation Fiesta Balloon Safety Seminar

A ny Day, Any Flight, Anywhere

It

Could

Happen to You !

October 5, 2010 1 pm to 5 pm registration starts at 12:15

Santa Ana Star Casino – Bosque Ballroom Casino is on U.S.550 west of Bernalillo, NM Presenters and Topics: Garry Haruska. – A Special Shape Balloon Accident Mark West – A Commercial Balloon Accident Elisa Trillanes – Crew Issues When Things Happen J.D. Huss - Questions and Answers with FAA (Representatives from Schantz Agency will be available at registration and during breaks.)

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Balloon Fiesta Safety Seminar Registration Form - $35* Name: ___________________________________

Home Phone:_______________________

Email: ___________________________________

Cell Phone:_________________________

Credit Card Type: _________________________ Card Number_____________________________ 3 digit code from card__________ Expiration Date: _______________ Address & Zip code for Credit Card_______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Make checks to AAAA Education Foundation. Register by mail (AAAA, 1209 Florida St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110) or on AAAA’s web site www.hotairballooning.org until September 28, 2010. After September 28, 2010, register in Fiesta’s Pilot Tent on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, or at the seminar. *Register by Oct. 1, 2010 to receive a box lunch at the seminar.

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AAAA CREW SEMINAR REGISTRATION FORM Saturday, August 28, 2010 9 AM – 12:00 Noon $10.00 due by August 20 $15.00 at the door Balloon Fiesta Park – enter through North East Gate Alternate Location: AERCO 523 Rankin NE

NAME

Home Phone

Address Email address

Cell Phone Complete form and mail with check or credit card info to: AAAA – Crew Development Debbie Tennis 65 Vallecitos Drive Tijeras, NM 87059 Check to AAAA Education Foundation

Credit Card Type

Credit Card #

Name on Card

Exp. Date

3 digit code form back of card Address (with zip code) for card

FEATURED TOPICS Propane Knots Basic First Aid/First Aid Kit Chase Crew Check List System Set Up Fan Safety

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