By Gary Vacin, Publicity Director
Sun Lakes Aero Club (SLAC) members and visitors who attend the clubís April 19th meeting will have a chance to win a free balloon ride, courtesy of Hot Air Expeditions. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with coffee and fellowship, followed at 7 p.m. by a presentation by Mike England, who will describe his experiences as a professional balloon pilot.
Persons attending the meeting will receive a free raffle ticket. A
drawing will be held immediately after
A native of
This writer personally experienced a flight with Hot Air Expeditions in
December. The adventure began at
On liftoff, we ascended to about 400 feet, where we were able to experience the sights and sounds of desert life and view residential and business developments from above. Then the pilot turned the burners to high and we soared to an altitude of 5,000 feet, giving us a panoramic view of the valley.
Following landing in the desert near 1-17 and the
Additional information on the Aero Club is available from Bob Walch (480-895-8869) or Al Galvi (480-802-0104 or by visiting the clubís website, www.sunlakesaeroclub.org.
be you. Attend the
Aero Club meeting Monday, April 19 for a
chance to win a free balloon ride, courtesy
of Hot Air Expeditions.