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Annual Meeting

We had an incredible turnout today for our Top Gun Annual Meeting.   Thanks to Mrs. Jessica Price for being the meeting chair.    We held elections:  Shane Shipman, Collin McClung, Jeff Duff, and Natasha Stanke are our new board of directors serving a 2-Year term.   We held our executive meeting following the election.  The new Executive Committee is:  Kelly Price,...

HACD Social Saturday Evening Jan 21st

The HACD Board is having their annual Summit meeting in Albuquerque Jan 21-22.  They will  be meeting all day Saturday and Sunday at the Balloon Museum and plan to rendezvous at the Sawmill Market Saturday evening for an unofficial social.  Any competitor is welcome/encouraged to attend.

Annual Meeting Jan. 8th 2pm

We have our annual meeting this Sunday, January 8th at 2pm, Coldwell Banker on Unser.  If you have not rsvp'd, you can to Jessica Price at We will be having our elections.  Your dues MUST be current to vote.  We have four positions available and five candidates.   Click here for the bios of the candidates, and also serves as a...

Shane Shipman – Top Gun

Our thanks to Event Director Shawn Speicher for calling our tasks Sunday.  It was a great day of flying with 11 of 13 pilots in the air.  At the end of the day, Shane Shipman took the #1 place.   Check Current Standings for all the scores.

Final Top Gun Event – 2-Days – Dec. 17th and 18th!

Ready to finish off the year?   Next Saturday and Sunday, the 17th and 18th, Top Gun will be holding its final event.     It is a 2-Day event with Daniel Liberti as our Event Director.  This is the final chance to compete for Top Gun Champion!     Right now Jonathan Wright, Trent Caldwell, and Keith Takach are sitting 1,2 & 3!  Come...

2023 Top Gun Renewal

Time to renew your Top Gun Dues!   Dues remain the same for the 2023 season:  $50.00 and $5.00 for all other members.    Great news for Pilots - if your Compliance Status comes up Compliant, you do NOT have to upload any new information unless you have a new balloon for next year!  If it says Non-Compliant, please upload the...

November Top Gun – Ian Whitling

It was a sporty two days.  We had elbows, some high wind take offs and landings, hound and the hare, and had to throw a marker into a Unicorn.   Event Director Jonathan Wright pulled out all the stops and provided great competition.   At the end of the weekend, Ian Whitling, Shawn Speicher, and Natasha Stanke took the first three spots. ...

Nov. Event – The Elbow!

We had 17 pilots register for the weekend's two day event Nov. 19th and 20th.    14 pilots signed in and 7 pilots flew!   7 did not fly.  Jonathan Wright called the tasks which included last minute changes, gravity drops, and an Elbow Task!  A fun set of tasks.   Scores are coming out now and available on the Standings Page!

Top Gun Board Meeting Highlights

Happy October from Top Gun!   Fiesta is over, the weather is perfect, and we had our board meeting last night.  It was a great meeting, and we discussed some important issues to Top Gun for the remainder of the year and setting groundwork for our 2023 season.   Here are some of the highlights from last night’s meeting:   Mezz took 7th at Fiesta and...