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Sid Cutter “Best of the Best”
April 26, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
We are honored to tribute  Sid Cutter… the founder of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  An ambassador to ballooning.  Me, my crew chief (my wife Lisa), my crew and former students are proud to be be a part of this tribute.   All of us at Life Cycle Balloon Adventures offer our well wishes to Sid and […] Continue reading

We have a new pilot!
March 15, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
Lu got his private hot air balloon pilot certificate this past Saturday in Albuquerque.  He did a great job on the oral exam and his flight exam.  We had a nice celebration afterwards. Continue reading

Balloon Flights at the Erie Town Fair are available to the public
March 8, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
This year, the Erie Town Fair, the second largest balloon rally in Colorado out of Erie, CO is offering balloon rides to the general public.  Just visit www.lifecycleballoons.com for more information.  Click on our contact us tab to get info on how contact us and schedule your flight.  Proceeds from the flights go to the […] Continue reading

Frederick In Flight is coming together
by Michael Gianetti
Invites are out for Frederick In Flight out of Frederick, CO.   We have changed the dates for this event.  Last year, the event took place in September and got weathered out.  This year, the town of Frederick wanted to do something to kick off summer, and what better way to do that than bring out […] Continue reading

The Cheyenne Safetfy Seminar was great!
by Michael Gianetti
We  attended the Cheyenne Hot Air Balloon Club Safety Seminar a couple of weekends ago and really thought it was great.  This is the best hot air balloon safety seminar venue I have attended over the years.  As hot air balloon pilots, we need to attend an annual seminar rewviewing safety procedures.   This can be […] Continue reading

Going to Albuquerque for a student check flight!
by Michael Gianetti
We have a student pilot ready to do his check flight with a pilot examiner.  We are going to Albuquerque this weekend for his oral and flight exams.  I am very optimistic he will do well.  He has flown very well in our training flights and knows his FAR’s (Federal Aviation Regulations), map reading, air […] Continue reading

New dates for the Frederick Hot Air Balloon Rally
February 21, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
The Frederick hot air balloon rally, known as Miners Day held in September, has been changed to Frederick In Flight and schedulded for June 25th and 26th.   The dates have changed but all the great perks remain.  Not only a great flying area, we still have a great pilot/crew/sponsor dinner at the golf course on […] Continue reading

Events for Life Cycle Balloon Adventures
February 3, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
Life Cycle Hot Air Balloon Adventures is planning a busy flying season. We start out the season by attending an annual hot air balloon safety seminar in Cheyenne Wyoming February 26th.  Balloon pilots & crews attend an annual review of safety procedures. May 20th, 21st, & 22nd we will be flying at the Erie Town […] Continue reading

Official Hot Air Balloon Ride Operator for the Erie Town Fair
February 2, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
Life Cycle Balloon Adventures has been selected as the Official Hot Air Balloon Ride Operator for the Erie Town Fair.  The fair is scheduled for May 20th, 21st & 22nd in Erie, Colorado.  This year, the Erie Town Fair would like to offer the opportunity for the public to fly during their event.  Flights may […] Continue reading