Announcing a new member promotion!
Name: I am BFA Membership Campaign #IAMBFA
Dates: August 1, 2019 ~ December 31, 2019
Open to all BFA members in good standing.
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Candidates have been selected by their respective nominating committees and we are please to announce the candidates for the 2019 election. All [ ... ]
As part of your membership, BFA members can watch the videos for the BFA On-Line seminars. All seminars since 2014 have been recorded and are available for viewing.
To view the seminars, you MUST be [ ... ]
Mark Your Calendars!
The Balloon Federation of America's annual
Online Seminar will be available starting
Saturday, April 27, 2019
By request from many pre [ ... ]
Started in 1990, the BFA Long Jump is an annual contest to promote the sport of hot air ballooning. Individual pilots and team members plan and conduct their own flights from [ ... ]
2019 Balloon Event Symposium A Success!
At the first-ever BFA Balloon Event Symposium there were 176 registrants representing 34 US states and two Canadian provinces. The response was ove [ ... ]
FAQs on FAA's Event Guidance
Most have seen that the FAA has recently released its most comprehensive revision of FAA Order 8900.1 Volume 3 Chapter 6 Section 1 and 3, Flight Standards Inform [ ... ]
After over a year of work, the FAA is publishing revised policy for aviation events, including balloon events. The new guidance makes significant changes for event organizers and provides new gu [ ... ]
ELECTION 2018 RESULTS
Congratulations to our elected directors!
At Large Director - Mark West
North Central Region Director - Tim Cloyd
Southeast Region [ ... ]
The newest edition of the Quick Release newsletter is now available. You can read it at:
Read July QuickRelease
Note: You can read previous versions of the Quick Release by going to h [ ... ]
Elections are now open for online voting!
Voting is open to all members except Associates and Junior Balloonists. Members with listed email addresses will receive an email with a link to vot [ ... ]
Join us as we induct three more incredible balloonists into the U.S. Ballooning Hall of Fame!