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Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta, September 6-8, 2013

The Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta© (EBBR) provides an opportunity for balloonists, skippers and sponsors to get together and have fun at Elephant Butte Lake New Mexico. Additionally, it provides the communities of Elephant Butte, Truth or Consequences and Williamsburg additional visitors after the summer season.

The EBBR traces its history back to the […]

Weather conditions that keep ballooners on the ground

These past two days the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association held their annual “Friends and Lovers” February ballooning event. On neither day was the weather good enough to fly so I thought it would be appropriate to post a blog about the weather and the conditions that generally prevent balloonists from flying.

“Weather” to Fly […]