2003 Event and Photo Archive

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Albuquerque Balloon Festival October 9th & 10th extensive photo pages and information

Flag City Balloon Festival in Findlay, Ohio

Part One

Part Two

Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine. Friday morning, afternoon & Saturday morning.

Part two- Saturday night, Sunday morning & Sunday night

Part three- Sunday night & photos from others

Spiediefest Page One

Page Two

New! VIDEO- Barry goes to the 'other' side...

Newest Aeromagic shape

July 25-27, The New Jersey Festival of Ballooning with America One 



July 18-20, the Hot Air Jubilee in Jackson, Michigan Patriot's first flight and America One


July 15th, Patriot Certification Day.



Keith Sproul's Commercial Test July 13th, 2003

Test over, Mike takes a look at the balloon. I can hear his stomach growling from here...  

America One at Uwchlan Community Day July 12th.


Patriot at the Lancaster Host Balloon Festival on July 4th and 5th.

July 4th- America One at the Pottstown Balloon Festival in Pottstown, Pa.

PATRIOT at the Pottstown Balloon Festival on July 3rd

America One- July 3rd PNC Bank Salutes America at the Stevens Institute in Hoboken at 7:00 AM then a second appearance in Newark in the evening. What a day!

JULY 1- America One in the Bronx!


June 27, 28, & 29 NW Connecticut Balloon Festival Links America One & Patriot


Saturday Evening


*PATRIOT- DEBUT PHOTOS* Tewksbury, Mass. on June 21st 2003

June 16th, Patriot is here and on American soil. For our last minute pre-season preparations.



May 16, 2003 Patriot's test flight in Brazil!



March 16, 2003  Rally for America Gallery



Photos from 2002

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Links that were on the front page that are still cool to look at.

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Mail: Po Box 255, Uwchland Pa 19480

Launch: 1012 North Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs Pa 19425

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