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Since 1984

Our next Meeting is on Monday, October 21, 2019 (later than usual date)

Program: Landowner Relations by Gary Sertich

Location: Tres Amigos Restaurant
@ Hwys 183 & 290

Time: Social Hour at 6:30 PM
Business & Program at
7:30 PM

Our e-mail address is ctba84@gmail.com
Our phone line is 512-481-2822

To send us photos & movies, contact webmeister @ ctba84@gmail.com



View from Thursday’s flight with Joe Reynolds, Rusty Kaim and Nick Stanko.

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If you have some time on your hands…


Another Friday morning for Josh and David


Some photos of Cheri’s family


Upcoming Events

May 17-19, 2019 Tailwind Regional Balloon Fest , Canton, TX

May 31-June 1, 2019 Stephenville Moo-La Fest (contact Josh Sneed).

July 9 & 16, 2019 Boy Scouts at Lost Pines Scout Reservation in Bastrop 6-6:30 PM (contact Susan Garrison)

July 19-21, 2019 Paris Balloon & Music Festival, Paris Texas

July 26-28, 2019 Great Texas Balloon Race, Longview, Texas

August 30 - September 1, 2019 Kyle Pie-in-the-Sky, Kyle, TX (contact Susan Garrison) .

September 6-8, 2019 Amarillo's Up in the Air 

October 5-19, 2019 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

October 18 & 19, 2019 Liberty Hill Sculpture Fest (contact Josh Sneed).


Friday flight in San Marcos with Josh, Dick and Rusty


Photos by Josh Sneed


Central Texas Ballooning Association at Lost Pines Scout Reservation

July 9 & 16 at Lost Pines Scout Reservation


Stephenville Moo-La Balloon Fest


CTBA Monthly Meetings

January 14 Brenda Cowlishaw’s Gas Ballooning Adventures
February 11 Civil War Ballooning: Jean Abernathy
March 11 Balloon Landings - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Lloyd Cates
April 8 Zilker Park Demonstration
May 13 Crew Certification for Refueling a Balloon: Bill Broker
June 10 Ballooning Adventures: Cheri While
July 8 CPR Class: Greg & Janice Wallace
August 12 Drones and Balloons: Tim Baggett
September 9 Which Ballooning App?: Jennifer Bullard (topic postponed)
October 21 Landowner Relations: Gary Sertich
November 11 Ballooning videos
December 13 Holiday Party

Nick Stanko’s balloon at Taylor Airport by Jack Fleetwood

Nick Stanko’s balloon at Taylor Airport by Jack Fleetwood


CTBA Election Slate 2018-2019

Pres:          Susan Garrison

ViceP:          Jennifer Bullard

Secty:          Cynthia Pryor

Treas:          Madeline Ducate

Board:           David Smuck

Board:           Bruce Lavorgna

Board:           Lindsay King


Renai Eads Cafferty passed her Private Pilot check ride with Pat Cannon. Renai is Cheri Whites's niece and is the 3rd generation balloon pilot of Sam Edwards' clan.


We have a lot of magazines, books and videos in the CTBA Library...just ask Frank.

Member Balloons

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