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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.

2010 Photos

    Spiediefest- Binghamton, New York

Readington, New Jersey QuickChek Balloon Festival July 23-25 2010


2009 Photos
Albuquerque, New Mexico

 Findlay, Ohio


Spiediefest, Binghamton, NY Saturday




Lorraine, France


Readington, New Jersey





2008 Photos

Albuquerque 2008

We didn't bring our balloons, but Barry is secondary pilot on Burnie the Little Devil balloon.

Friday and end of Albuquerque

Thursday Morning

Special Shape Party October 8th

September 11th Flight from the Coatesville, Pa VA Medical Center


Long Island - New York Metro Balloon Festival

August 8-10, 2008

Saturday Morning & Evening


Friday Night

Friday Morning


Quik Check Balloon Festival in Readington, New Jersey

July 25-27 2008

Sunday Morning

Saturday Morning

Friday Night Flight

Friday Morning Media Flight















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

Photos from 2007

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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