Welcome to the America One & Patriot Special Shape hot air balloon site.

US Flag Balloon America One & Patriot Special Shape Hot Air Balloon Home PageAmerica One and Patriot Special Shape Hot Air Balloon Team- Team membersWhere will we be? Check here!Photos, photos, photos... Did I mention photos? America One and Patriot VehiclesWould you like to see us? Click here for information.We would like to thank some people for helping us out. Press information and some articles from around the country.Great links! Special Shape Balloon TeamsHot Air Ballooning LinksArchives of past years eventsFun Videos from our escapades on the roadPins? Yes, pins. Glass and other merchandise too.The Constitution, Bill of Rights & Amendments to the ConstitutionThe United States Flag Through TimeWant to talk to us? Click here.

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

We are on a mission to increase interest and understanding of the principles and beliefs that created our country and allowed it to endure, grow and prosper becoming a bastion of freedom and equal opportunity for over 200 years.



Here you will find photos and stories from all of the different events we have attended and some events where there were no balloons. Please check back often, it changes all the time.

2007 Archive Photos


Socorro 2007

Albuquerque 2007



Gadgetoff 2007 - September 28, 2007


September 12th 9/11/01 Remembrance Flight

Chester Springs, Pa


Gatineau Balloon Festival, Canada


2 Balloons & 2 amazing crews!


Sunday Morning Part 2. Three other photographers from the air included...

Sunday Morning

Saturday Night

Friday Night & Saturday Morning

Friday - Media Inflation


Long Island Metro Balloon & Music Festival

August 10th - 12 in Shirley, New York



August 9-11th - Milton, West Virginia

The 5th Annual Blenko Collectors Society Convention

Readington, New Jersey Quick Chek Balloon Festival

Sunday Night

Saturday Afternoon & Evening

Friday Night & Saturday Morning

Friday Morning


Jackson Hot Air Jubilee! 2007

Sunday Morning


Friday Night

Friday Morning



Balloon Inspections


Italy 2007 - Feb 9 to 19


Newest Flag Car













Photos from 2002

2002 America One Event Archive

Photos from 2003

2003 America One and Patriot Event Archive

Photos from 2004

2004 America One and Patriot Archive

Photos from 2005


Photos from 2006


Click on the link or the pic to get you to each page.

Click on the pics for a larger view.


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 2002  Theresa C. DiLibero.

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