Hillsboro Ballon Festival & Fair – 2011

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Download Hillsboro Balloon Festival & Fair - 2011 (pdf)So, you want to fly one of those big balloons?

If you are interested in becoming a Hot Air Balloon Pilot, learning the duties of all the crewmember positions is the first step. To become a pilot you must be at least 14 years old and understand the English language, among other minor things, be in good health, pass a written examination and take a flight test with an FAA designated examiner…

“Moon GLO’s bring in LARGE audiences

Approximately 16 years ago, the world’s largest balloon gathering in the world was looking for something to add to their already spectacular show of balloons, balloon, and more balloons. The balloons at the Albuquerque Balloon Festival officiafly fly only in the morning, but had a large demand for some late evening activities to entertain the thousands of spectators that show up for the annual event. It was at that time that several of the balloonists had the idea of putting on a spectacular and dazzling light show for the benefit and enjoyment of the kids and photographers. This became the first organized “Moon Glo”…

9th Annual Hillsboro Schnitzelfest

Enjoy the most authentic German food you’ll experience outside Germany: Schnitzel (breaded or grilled), Brat wurst, Wieners, Homemade German Potato Salad, Rot kohl & Sauerkraut, Breads, Desserts, Beer and Wine. Live Um-Pah music, crafters, souvenirs…fun for the entire family!…

Flying with ‘Big Max’

In 1978, the co-founders of RE/MAX International, Dave and Gail Liniger, were invited to the world renowned Albuquerque Balloon Festival. A local associate who was a balloonist decided to test market putting the RE/MAX logo on his balloon for the festival. The lofty balloon struck a cord with the Linigers and RE/MAX adopted it, along with the fitting slogan, “Above the Crowd”® – as the corporate logo…

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