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MAY 2019

CLOUDBOUNCER A M o n t h ly P u b lic a ti on of the Al buquer que Aer os tat A s c e n s io n Ass oci ati on & E ducati on

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UltraMagic USA Spare Parts Warehouse, located at Bradens Havasu Balloon Hospital FAA CertiďŹ ed Repair Station 38BR485C with a large stock of fabric and balloon parts to supply all UltraMagic balloon owners. Next day air shipping available. Call or email for all your parts needs Ultramagic dealer Morgan Braden at 928-302-9013 morgan@ultramagic-usa.com Allen Braden, Braden Balloons in Albuquerque, New Mexico FAA CertiďŹ ed Repair Station B4LR629J Call or email Allen Braden at 505-306-7548 bradensballoons@hotmail.com

AAAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT Caryn Welz ph: 505.948.1111 e: president@hotairballooning.com

VICE PRESIDENT Jennifer Garcia ph: 505.274.8096 e: jenngarcia3180@hotmail.com

SECRETARY Sue Oldenburg ph: N/A e: secretary@Hotairballooning.org

TREASURER Dick Rice ph:: 505.239.0200 e: treasurer@hotairballooning.org

FLYING EVENTS Zerek Welz ph: 505.948.1112 e: flying-events@hotairballooning.org

COMMUNITY RELATIONS Jason Burns ph: N/A e: community-relations@hotairballooning.org

EDUCATION Don Boyer ph: 505.249.7661 e: education@hotairballooning.org

SPECIAL EVENTS Katie Hefron ph: 505.250.4331 e: lilheff1807@gmail.com

CREW DEVELOPMENT Tom Kious ph: 214.402.8834 e: crew-dev@hotairballooning.org

WAYS & MEANS Madison Rumbaugh ph: 505.315.6032 e: madisonrumbaugh@gmail.com

Official Website: hotairballooning.com Cloudbouncer Editor: Amanda Sanchez editor@hotairballooning.com

Call for Submission: Send us your photographs for possible addition to the Cloudbouncer editor@hotairballooning.org Include when and where the photo was taken.

The Cloudbouncer is a monthly publication of the AAAA Education Foundation. PO Box 90160, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87199-0160 The AAAA Education Foundation strives to provide the most valuable forum. Editorials are solely the opinions of the authors and do not express the official view of AAAA. We authorize the reprinting of any content for the free exchange of information within AAAA with credit to the author and AAAA Cloudbouncer as the source. Acceptance of advertising cannot imply endorsement of products or services by AAAA nor the Cloudbouncer Editor, Publisher or Staff. Please send articles and photos to www.hotairballooning.org. Deadline for all submissions is the Friday after the General Meeting. Articles, photographs and advertisements received after the deadline will be published in a future issue, if they are still relevant. A A A A B o a r d o f Di r e ct o r s


UPCOMING EVENTS Top Gun Flying Event When: April 21 5:45am Pilot Registration Start Where: Balloon Fiesta Offices

AAAA Board Meeting When: May 20 5:30 - 7:00pm Where: Balloon Fiesta Offices

AAAA Monthly Flying Event When: May 12 5:45am Where: Balloon Fiesta Park

AAAA General Meeting When: May 28 6:00 pm Social Hour 6:30 pm Meeting Begins Where: Balloon Museum

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BOARD MEETING MINUTES AAAA Board Meeting Minutes, April 18, 2019 President, Caryn, called the meeting to order at 5:34 PM.Members present: President (Caryn); Vice President (Frank); Secretary (Sue); Crew Development (Tom); Education (Don); Flying Events (Zerek); Special Events (Charity); Ways & Means (Rachel); Community Relations (Jason). Members absent: Treasurer (Dick). Per email, Pie charts will be in the Cloudbouncer. Guests: Jennifer Garcia (Vice President elect); Katie Heffron (Special Events Chair elect); Madison Rumbaugh (Ways & Means Chair elect). The March 18, 2019 Board Meeting Minutes were reviewed. Charity made a motion to approve the minutes as written, Tom seconded. Minutes approved as written. Vice President (Frank) – Vice President (Frank) – Presentation of the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to Al Lowenstein will be the focused program. Secretary (Sue) – New members for approval are Michael & Gretchen Brennand of Tijeras, NM. Charity made a motion to accept new members, Frank seconded. Members approved. Committee reports were presented and will be in the Cloudbouncer. Cloudbouncer / Website (Zerek) – No new information.

Unfinished Business New Field Location – Appropriate sites are being investigated by Zerek and Dave Bagley with the cooperation of the City of Ro Rancho. A suggestion was made to reach out to the outlaying schools with adequate open space, and the Aero Park off Rainbow Road north of Northern.

New Business None. 8


(Submitted by Susan Oldenburg, AAAA Secretary)

At 5:50 PM a “Thank You” was given to the outgoing Board members, Frank Mezzancello, Charity Blanchard, and Rachel Zimmer. Don made a motion to close the meeting of the old Board, Tom seconded. Meeting closed.

At 5:50 PM the President, Caryn, called the current Board meeting to order. Members present: President (Caryn); Vice President (Jennifer); Secretary (Sue); Community Relations (Jason); Crew Development (Tom); Education (Don); Flying Events (Zerek); Special Events (Katie); Ways & Means (Madison). Members absent: Treasurer (Dick). New Business: General Meeting Length (Jennifer) – Jennifer presented two different meeting format proposals that would shorten the General Meeting to no more than 90 minutes. She also presented a potential change to the room layout that would limit interruptions to the speakers. The discussion that followed resulted in starting with a change to the room layout and go from there. AAAA Scholarships for the BFA Balloon Camp – Don made a motion to have AAAA award up to four scholarships of $450.00 each to the 2019 BFA Balloon Camp. Sue moved to accept the motion, Zerek seconded. Motion accepted. AAAA Scholarship recipients – Essays from four potential AAAA Scholarship recipients have been received. Two were approved, having met all requirements, and two were tabled. Request for monies to cover the cost of propane to pilots providing a static display in Santa Fe during the gathering of the Secretaries of State, was declined. As an alternative, a pin will be included in the pilot swag bag. At 6:37 Tom made a motion to adjourn, Don seconded. Meeting adjourned.



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GENERAL MEETING MINUTES AAAA General Meeting Minutes Tuesday March 26, 2019

At 6:30 PM President Caryn started the evening with a welcome to our guests, Bette & Mike Lowenstein from Grand Junction, CO., Ian & Lawna Zlotkin, Regan & Susan Stinnett, Mark & Natasha Coffing, Justine & Dominique Winged, Donna Wood, and John DeWitt all of Albuquerque, and Joe & Debbie Smith of Rio Rancho. A Thank You then went out to Don Boyer, Kelli Ballengee, and Ken Ferguson (Fergie) for their static display during a school event on April 18th at Ann Parish Elementary School in Los Lunas.

Top Gun (Steve Mezzancello) – Aprils Flying Event had a record number of pilots sign in, 26, with four being from out of town. There are still nine spots left for the Rio Grande Classic which will be held over Memorial Day weekend.

Congratulations to Duncan Hernandez for receiving his Commercial certification, as well as Alvin Kwesiga, Tamlyn Hedemann and Sandra VanWye on obtaining their Private certification.

FAA – No representation.

Our local FAA representative, John DeWitt, provided our program/presentation of the evening, with the presentation of the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to Al Lowenstein. John started with a video history of the Wright Brothers endeavors with flight, followed by the criteria necessary to become eligible for the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award, and ending with Al’s accomplishments in his 50 plus years of aviation. John presented Al with a distinctive certificate, a “Blue Ribbon” copy of all FAA documents pertaining to AL, and a lapel pin. Congratulations to Al for becoming a “Roll of Honor” Master Pilot. The Board was convened. All members were present. Vice President (Jennifer) – Next month we will be trying a new room setup. A list of monthly programs is being put together and should be ready in the next couple of weeks.

AIBF (Sam Parks) – To date 700 applications have been received for the 2019 Balloon Fiesta with about 60 being secondary pilots. Currently there are 8 Gas Balloons registered and over 100 Special Shapes.

Balloon Explorium (Roseanne Eakin) – The Tissue Paper Balloon Program is gearing up with the Balloon Museum hosting several local elementary schools. The group will be in Roswell shortly visiting four different schools to present their program. Waiver update (Zerek Welz) – Changes to the new waiver will mainly focus on the operations map, approved target list, and area that the waiver is active in. Please review completely when posted on the website. A final word from Chicks Fly representative, Debi Ellis-Ostgulen – Throughout the year the Chicks Fly fund raisers collected enough money to provide a scholarship to each of the three BFA Balloon Camps. Thank you for your support of the young future balloonists.

CAP – No representation.

Secretary (Sue) – Welcome to our newest members Michael & Gretchen Brennand from Tijeras, NM. Treasurer (Dick) – Financial summary and Pie Charts will be in the Cloudbouncer. In May a new budget will be worked out for the new fiscal year. Committee reports were presented and will be in the Cloudbouncer.

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VFRS (Kelli Ballengee) – During the St Patty’s Rally, VFRS was able to raise enough money to provide a scholarship to the BFA Rio Grande Balloon Camp, and support a Los Lunas ballooning family who lost their home and belongings in a fire in early March.

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Ways and Means

2019 Ground Schools:

I’d like to give a warm welcome to Madison Rumbaugh, the new Ways & Means Board Member! I would also like to thank everyone for all the support and help you have given me during my time running Ways & Means. I’m not going far, I plan to stay on the committee and continue to offer my help and assistance to Ways & Means.

The Commercial Ground School April 26 - 28, 2019 has 23 students registered and the deadline has passed and registration is closed. The Private Pilot Ground School, Jun 7 - 9, is full with 25 students registered and registration is now closed. The next ground schools will be offered in Feb. and Apr. 2020.

Youth Sub-Committee:

We now have 20 campers registered, so we are full. There are still spaces at Reno and PA. If any more register for Abq, they will go on a wait-list. We did have some last minute cancellations last year that allowed us to pull everyone (3-4) off the wait-list. The AAAA has approved 3 scholarships for camp. They will go to Zeriah Leonard, Stephen Osborn, and Madison York.

Youth Balloon Program:

Dick reported that probate has been completed, and it shows her legal name and “AKA” the name on the FAA registration. The paperwork has been re-submitted to FAA. We did a test inflation of the balloon system on Sunday April 14 and found that it all looks to be in very good condition. As soon as the FAA registration comes in we will get an annual inspection done and get bids for insurance.

We have been working very hard on the 2019 Roster since December. I’m very excited to announce that we gained 5 new sponsors for 2019!!! Ways & Means would like to welcome Aviation Insurance Resources, Turbo Threads, Rainbow Ryders Inc., Cox Utility Services Inc. and XL Global Services Inc.! We are very grateful to all of our sponsors and are very excited to work with them for the years to come. Print and digital copies of the roster should be available within the next few weeks! Your new 2019 pin has arrived!!! Come to the Ways & Means table at the next general meeting to purchase one for $5. We are also selling Barista Tumblers with two lids for Hot/ Cold drinks. These mugs have a 17 oz capacity, they keep your beverages hot/cold for up to 12 hours, they are vacuum sealed, stainless steel and dishwasher safe! These mugs are specially designed and include the 2019 logo/pin on them. The should arrive any day and will be $20 each Get them before they are gone!!! Only a limited supply of the Fly Safe Shirts are left starting at $25 each. Happy Hour will be at Quarter Celtic located at, 1100 San Mateo Blvd NE Ste. 50, Albuquerque, NM 87110 on Tuesday, April 30th at 6:00pm.

AAAA Power Line Safety Video Subcommittee:

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New Power Line Safety Video:

Special Events

Ken Tuley reported he is continuing to get good feedback regarding the on-line AAAA presentations for Troy and Bill. Mike Vorhees reported the subcommittee met and had a good turnout, including Suzanne Nutter who was involved with the previous video. Ray Bair was also able to attend. They covered the previous plans. The plan is to focus on techniques to stay out of power-lines.

Flying Events Our April event was unfortunately too windy at the field. Everyone that signed it will still receive their show up points for coming out. The waiver committee has wrapped up changes to our operations manual, including new operations areas and an official targets list. Thank you to Ray Bair, Dave Bagley, Sam Bradshaw and Kathy Smith for all their help in the process of completing these changes. 12


Writing this is bittersweet for me. I have been writing and submitting board reports for 5 years now … we have talked about ice cream, grilling, flying, red solo cups, and a myriad of other things. I have used this space to ask the membership for assistance and support and you have never disappointed me. It has been a great (though sometimes challenging!) pleasure for me to be the Special Events Board Liason for AAAA these last 5 years and it is something I am both happy and sad

to see come to an end. I am looking forward to seeing what changes and improvements Kathy Heffron makes and I encourage anyone who has ever thought of helping to plan club events to reach out to her -- if you don’t think you can commit to all the events please volunteer to help at some of them. I promise you will have fun and get to know people in the community you didn't’ before. I have had the pleasure of committee members turning into lifelong friends and I am sure you will too. If nothing else, I bet you will get to keep your Special Events issued Red Solo Cup!!!! In closing, I would like to leave you with some words 2 pilots sent to Special Events this year that sum up the reason Special Events works so hard. “Though this email may be just one more damn email you have to read………….. I just wanted to thank you, for everything. It is not un-noticed the overwhelming amount of work you do, NOT just for this rally. For those of us who wake up every morning wishing we were driving to a launch field with our balloon behind us, thank you. Sure, I could drive to West Side and Unser, set up, fly, tailgate, and enjoy my social circle of balloonists, just about any weekend. BUT, then, along come people like you, who give up time with family, friends, and your social circle, to put together a rally for me to be able to enjoy those EXACT same things. How cool is that? Thank you, Bill “Squid” Mast”



“I wanted to send a quick shout out to You and all your VOLUNTEERS and say Thank you guys for putting on a nice event! We really liked the choice of catering! Friday night is fun! I hadn’t really looked @ the t-shirts until this morning, what a cute design! In spite of the weather it was entertaining and fun for us. We tried to inflate Sunday morning next to Dick Rice, just as we went to go cold, Dick yelled for help with weight on, he was getting tossed around, so we stopped and pitched in. And another balloon had a sporting landing on the field right after take off, that our EMTs ran over to assist and make sure they were all ok, with those, that made my decision not to inflate….. Team Plum enjoys the rallies with all the comradery that goes with it. You all did a great job, THANK-YOU! Debi Ellis-Ostgulen” Thank you, AAAA. I will see you on the field … where I will be attending events, not running them!!!!! -Charity


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COMMUNITY RELATIONS Date and Time of Event: 5/4/19 - Volunteer Brunch starts at 9:30 a.m. Organization Organizing the Event: City of Rio Rancho, Division of Senior Services Name, Description and Benefitting Group of the Event: Meadowlark Senior Center volunteers - 250 invited to an Appreciation Brunch, about 120 attend. The volunteers help run a senior center with over 4,000 members. This brunch is a small way of showing our appreciation. Desired Participation from Balloonist: Based upon a lottery with Meadowlark Staff oversite, the Balloonist would tether the balloon and take small groups up for about 5 minutes each, between 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Is this for a non-profit organization: Yes Will propane be provided or reimbursed for pilot: Based upon the cost, we may be able to find a sponsor Contact Person's Name, Phone Number, and Email: Liz Smyth, 505-896-8318, esmyth@rrnm.gov Date and Time of Event: Saturday, June 29, starting at 5:30 PM. Veterans Memorial Park on Gibson. Organization Organizing the Event: American Gold Star Mothers Name, Description and Benefitting Group of the Event: Memorial service for fallen servicemen/servicewomen Desired Participation from Balloonist: One static inflated balloon, no rides. Is this for a non-profit organization: Yes. Gold Star Mothers (and Fathers) are parents of children who died serving their country in the armed services Will propane be provided or reimbursed for pilot: Gold Star Mothers is happy to reimburse the cost of propane Contact Person's Name, Phone Number, and Email: Becky Christmas, National President. beckyxmas@aol.com (505) 554-4455 YAFL Football is requesting a balloon ride donation for raffle for the seasons fundraising. Contact Person's Name, Phone Number, and Email: Greg Shea Head Coach Shea2190@gmail.com 505.803.6218 Whitney Corral - Team Mom Whitnic1704@yahoo.com 505.514.2969



PRESIDENTS REPORT AAAA In a club the size of ours there are always several different groups of people. We tend to stay within our own group. Those that we grew up with or those that brought us into the sport of ballooning. What I am asking is that you branch out of your group. Get to know others in our ballooning community. Talk to other club members you don't know or have been afraid to approach. Talk to the museum and their volunteers. Talk to Fiesta and their volunteers. Talk the paid ride operators. Talk to the DPEs. Talk to our sponsors. Talk to Top Gun Competition. Talk to the FAA. Talk to BFA. Talk to Rally Balloon Meisters. Talk to our committee members. Talk to our AAAA Board members. Talk to Balloon Explorium. Talk to Chick's Fly members. Talk to CAP members. Talk to our Youth. Talk to ATC. Talk to any other group that I forgot to mention. All these different groups are a wealth of knowledge about their part of ballooning.

TOP GUN We had a wonderful March 2 day event. We had 18 pilots both days and some excellent flying weather. Our top 3 over all for the weekend: 1st Trent Caldwell 2nd Keith Takatch 3rd Anthony Lard Come out and join us April 20th at fiesta office. Our event director will be Glenn See. Rio Grande Classic is filling up fast register today @ riograndeclassic.org Steven Mezzancello sjmezz@aol.com Julie Maxwell jmaxwell2124@gmail.com Rio Grande Classic help needed please contact Anthony Lard Anthony@sunvista.net

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CREW CHIEF'S CORNER TETHER INFORMATION submitted by Beth Wright-Smith 1. Tethers require a minimum of 150-200 ft x 150-200 ft to allow the balloon room to move in any direction should the wind change or increase. That’s about 18 pickups parked end-to-end. There should not be anything the balloon can hit should you need to deflate quickly (in ANY direction). If necessary flag off the area with Caution Tape or the type of flagging you see around car dealerships, especially if you are tethering where cars may have access. 2. Set your basket in the middle of your tether area and run the lines out from there. Tethers require a minimum of 3 lines; 2 upwind and one downwind in the form of an equilateral triangle. All 3 should be tied off to something that will be immovable with 9,000 or more pounds of stress on it, such as a large tree. Since trees, etc. are not always available or placed properly, vehicles, typically pickups are the next best alternative. (The term vehicle does not include trailers.) Lines should be tied to a structural part of the vehicle, such as the frame or the enclosed “hooks” on the front end. They should be tied to the heaviest end of the vehicle (where the engine is) so the end of the vehicle won’t be lifted off the ground. Never have crew hold the lines or tie to bumpers, etc. These are not sufficient should the wind increase or change. Remember, a fully inflated balloon can drag a pickup or motorhome sideways in a gust. 3. Tether lines are typically 9000 pound test or more, double-braided nylon or polyester rope, 150 feet long each for up to a 90K balloon. This is long enough for the balloon to go 20-30 feet up when fairly taunt before launch. Lines typically are fairly taunt before the balloon is inflated to ensure the system stays where you want it. The more slack in your lines, the higher off the ground the balloon can go, but also the larger the area in which the balloon can move. This makes it more likely that you will have to deflate over your tie-off points, e.g., your vehicle or a tree. 4. The balloon should be tied off where the envelope and basket meet. On all systems, this is the point which can handle the kind of stress that tethering puts in your system. Your flight manual may have details. 5. You will want to have at least one crew person per line. Crew is your main source of crowd control so extra crew is preferable. 6. Passengers waiting for rides should be kept clear of the lines. A waiting area should be established outside the radius of where the balloon can travel, e.g. outside the tie-off points, so that you don’t need to worry abut hurting passengers should gusts occur. Crew also need to escort passengers from behind the tie-off points to-and-from the basket. If it is necessary for passengers to pass where lines are, be sure to have a crew member lift the line up for them to pass UNDER, not over. 7. I don’t think top tethers work well nor are they worth the trouble. However, if using top tethers, always use bottom tethers, too, or a tether system that attaches to both places. Top tethers should be long enough that they do not stop the upward motion of the balloon. The bottom lines should stop the balloon to prevent damage to the system. C r e w C hi e f ' s c o r n e r











April 31, 2019

Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association AAAA Education Foundation Treasurer’s Report

COMMENTS: Ten months down and two to go. It appears we are on track with our budget for the year ended May 31, 2019. It’s time to start thinking next year’s budget. I will distribute the detail individual budget spreadsheets this weekend, for the year beginning June 1, 2019 and ending May 31, 2020. I will provide detail information for the 19 months ended March 31, 2019 as well as the prior two fiscal years ending May 31, 2018 and 2017. We will review the budgets submitted, make any corrections needed and approve the budget for next year at our May Board meeting. CASH: Cash on hand at the end of March in the Education Foundation was $54,594.41, a decrease of approximately 4.92% from the same period last year, and The AAAA Club cash was $13,823.02, an approximate 30% decrease from the same period last year. INCOME STATEMENT: At the end of March we were showing an excess of revenue over disbursements of $3,285 in the Education Foundation compared to $5,079 for the same period last year. Excess disbursements over revenue in the AAAA Club were $2,473 compared to $1,840 for the same period last year. Closing Comments: You will find in this issue of the CloudBouncer a one page summary of both the Education Foundation and the AAAA Club Statements of Receipts and Disbursements with Budget Comparison along with illustrative Pie Charts, which I hope you will take the time to review. I welcome any questions, comments, or thoughts for improvement. Dick Rice Treasurer Treasurer@hotairballooning.org



AAAA Statement of Receipts & Disbursements with Budget Comparison Ten months ended 3/31/2019

Annual Budget 6/1/2018- 6/30/2019

Ordinary Income/Expenses Income

Other Types of Income Membership Board & Administration Flying Events Programs

Total Income

250.00 14,183.80 15.44 1,256.58 0.00

0.00 17,000.00 20.00 4,300.00 0.00



8,119.50 3,428.00 592.14 0.00 407.69 1,160.00 4,471.92 0.00

8,630.00 3,500.00 600.00 0.00 1,060.00 1,950.00 5,580.00 0.00





Expenses Flying Events Special Events Membership Facilities and Equipment Board and Administration Other Types of Expenses - Insurance Programs Community Relations Total Expenses Net Ordinary Income

T r e as u r e r ' s R e p o r t




AAAA Education Foundation

Income & Expense Comparison with Budget

Ten months ended


Annual Budget 6/1/2018 - 5/31/2019

Ordinary Income/Expense Income

Chase Crew Development Communications Dividends Education Special Events Ways & Means Direct Public Support Other Types of Income

Total Income Expense

Communications Chase Crew Development Education Special Events Ways & Means Board and Miscellaneous Facilities and Equipment Operations

Total Expense Net Income

T r e as u r e r ' s R e p o r t

850.00 340.00 77.42 21,808.53 22,286.50 11,320.02 1,010.00 0.00

350.00 1,400.00 100.00 26,000.00 26,100.00 12,500.00 600.00 100.00



1,654.37 220.60 11,607.92 32,840.17 6,167.68 115.64 0.00 1,800.88

2,200.00 1,000.00 15,500.00 34,550.00 10,450.00 650.00 0.00 2,800.00













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MEMBER BIRTHDAYS HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Nancy Zink William Fitzpatrick Jonathan Wolfe Randy Myklebust Diana Schroen Richard Moors William Mast Andromeda McClenahan Ian Whitling Richard Hueschen Lora Bright Charity Blanchard Mark Heideman Tammy Cowen Andrea Babcock Chris Kenworthy John Gruenberg Joyce Bortner Julie Conrad Jewel Cutter Jerry Shreve Joan Coffing

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Logan Makin 13 Neida Courtney 13 Kurt Van Sant 14 Rhonda Zier 16 Kyle Cowen 17 Terri Hoge 17 Rob Adelman 19 Michelle Dimmitt 20 Elaine Roderick 21 John Rice 23 Tamie Folley 23 Janette Stone 24 Kim Kelbe 24 Shumway Steele 25 Linda Thompson 25 Quentin Heffron 26 Christopher Cannaday 27 Tonya Hurst 30 Linda Heisig 30 Chris Cutter 31 Sue Courtney 31

MAY 2019 26


                           

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                 

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2019 May Cloudbouncer  

Official publication of the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association (AAAA) Hot Air Balloon Club.

2019 May Cloudbouncer  

Official publication of the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association (AAAA) Hot Air Balloon Club.