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The Unofficial Georgia-Florida Balloon Flying Club Hot Air Balloon Safety Seminar 2024 ~Friday Optional Fun Fly and Fellowship ~Saturday Safety Seminar 8a-5p ~Sunday Morning Fun Fly 416 Cordele Rd, Albany, GA 31705-2110, United States $50 per person The Seminar will be BFA Sanctioned and will follow the Curriculum Guidelines. AContinue Reading

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This is a test of the Member Posting system. Currently we have several levels of member  A new member starts out as a Cow Poke.  Then once we verify that they are involved with ballooning in some way they are promoted to the group Ranch Hand.  When we know aContinue Reading

This is a test of the Member Posting system.  Currently we have several levels of member  A new member starts out as a Cow Poke.  Then once we verify that they are involved with ballooning in some way they are promoted to the group Ranch Hand.  When we know aContinue Reading

I was talking to a couple of pilots the other day and they use a drone to check the winds before their flight and they told me that two days in a row the drone kept them from making a horrible mistake. The first morning when the drone went up,Continue Reading

So, We have all had them. We have all had those inflation’s that we think our head is going to catch fire! Let’s examine how that happens and how we can avoid the situation. The first thing we need to do is explore a little bit of physics. We allContinue Reading

We now have an entire page devoted to balloon competition. If you have ever wondered what happens at a balloon competitive event there are several great videos that explain many of the competitive events that are run at a balloon competition. Keep checking back because we are adding more andContinue Reading

So I have made a few changes to the site. First thing was to get the menu link to the new Competition Video Tutorials out from under the Video Tutorials drop down since it was not showing on a small screen properly. The next item was to change the lastContinue Reading

We now have a new section in the Download area. If you mouse over the Download Menu link above you will see a link for Video Tutorials. There is a new Sub-category called “Competition Video Tutorials” On that page is the first of many to come about how some ofContinue Reading

We now have a new section in the Download area.  If you mouse over the Download Menu link above you will see a link for Video Tutorials.  There is a new Sub-category called “Competition Video Tutorials”  On that page is the first of many to come about how some ofContinue Reading

Well we have randomly drawn our two winners!  We wish to thank every one who entered! Zech HargraveBrian R ChaseRobert TyszkaAndre BoucherGene Burnsteinjim pearsonMichael BarrDerek HancockDeborah DurkisRon JorayPaul JurgensTodd HastieGreg HoudyshellGregory ZavatskyMark WoodardMark NaberMike HansonMonica barrHolly LedgerOlive ThompsonKen A TadoliniPatrick SmithDavid PattersonRobert GrimesPeter GriswoldRenee SwansonRoger ClarkKen AzevedoPaul SuttlePenny SuttleRon ThorntonContinue Reading

We have been slowly getting new members and that is FANTASTIC.  Many have also signed up for the newsletter.  So I guess we will have to start writing them soon.Continue Reading