BFA National Convention 2021
April 8-10, 2021
Capital Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
The Balloon Federation of America is thrilled to announ [ ... ]
We are pleased to announce our line-up of experienced seminar presenters for the 2020 BFA On-Line Seminar!
Don Day - Weather
Gordon Schwontkowski - Accident Review
Mark West - Aer [ ... ]
Balloon Federation of America
PO Box 400
November 1, 2019
BFA Survey 2020
We are launching a survey: BFA Survey 2020. The intent is 2 fold; 1. We need to c [ ... ]
ELECTION 2019 RESULTS
Congratulations to our elected directors!
At Large Director - Scott McClinton
Great Lakes Region Director - Al Reusch
So [ ... ]
In our monthly call with the FAA last Tuesday, we were informed that the FAA has started the rulemaking process to enact the "Commercial Balloon Pilot Safety Act of 2018". [ ... ]
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.
Prog [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]