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Dueling Vaios/Fashion Statements

Christmas party.

Balloon???  Yes, Capt'n Radowski, in stealth mode, snuck over to the house and set this up without the knowledge of the party going on inside.

Lisa & Teri. Probably laughing at, not with, Barry.


Miss Fidget takes over the fireplace. Yes, she sleeps like this quite often.

Blimp Quest 2005

So we decide to fly on Christmas Eve. Capt'n Radowski decides to bring out the newest in the fleet.

John Lares, Navigator and fan operator

Double Crown Lines?

Carrie re-thinking this whole Christmas Eve flight thing. Actually it's 50+ degrees out.

This looks complicated.


John is using his telepathy to assist in the inflation.


Barry saying, "For the love of God, could you please get this thing inflated. You are using my fan!

Strategy ensues.

This is the darnedest special shape we have ever worked on.

Warmed up.

Control Check

Final checks on controls


Yes, that rope is something. And I am SURE it is VERY important.

We are holding!


"I am NOT nervous, just apprehensive"

The lovely Candace and her best friend Meredith on the left.

Pickup truck loading Specialist Phil Bird.









Contact us:

Aapex Sunrides

Mail: Po Box 255, Uwchland Pa 19480

Launch: 1012 North Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs Pa 19425

Phone: 610-458-7050

Fax: 610-458-8735


Copyright 2005  Theresa C. DiLibero.

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