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Since 1984

Our next Meeting is on Monday, June 10, 2019

Program: Cheri White’s Ballooning Adventures

Location: Tres Amigos Restaurant
@ Hwys 183 & 290

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

 Our phone line is 512-481-2822
To send us photos & movies, contact webmeister @ ctba84@gmail.com


Upcoming Events

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

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

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 


Nick Stanko’s balloon at Taylor Airport by Jack Fleetwood

Nick Stanko’s balloon at Taylor Airport by Jack Fleetwood


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
October 21 Landowner Relations: Gary Sertich
November 11
December 13 Holiday Party


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


Joe’s flight in November


Photos from Lindsay & Rusty's flight from Kyle.


Joe Reynolds gave a balloon demonstration to kids at the Thinkery. Helping were Carol Walker, David Smuck, Dick Goss, Chuck Berry, Matt Haney and Mike Pryor.

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


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.


David Smuck takes Roy Inks for a flight over his ranch. The crew lifted Roy from his wheelchair to the gondola. 


Joe Reynold's flight from Taylor to Jonah. Crew: Greg & Janice Wallace, Brenda and Lloyd. 



Gordie White's solo flight. Another young pilot in Central Texas.


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


Member Balloons

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