The Colorado Balloon Club (CBC) was created 47 years ago to promote hot-air and gas ballooning throughout the state of Colorado.
Our website is designed to serve as a resource for pilots, crew and enthusiasts to find more information about flying in the Denver/Ft Collins area and throughout Colorado. We invite you to browse our site, contact us with questions.
"Lighter than Air Outreach Series - Propane/Fire Safety"
Topic: Hot air balloon propane and fire safety will be discussed.
On Monday, April 19, 2021 at 18:00 Central Daylight Time
Select Number: CE01104353
This live webinar will feature Henry Rosenbaum as he discusses propane/fire safety. Henry is a Fire Marshal at Henrico County Division of Fire, serving with Henrico County for over 36 years. Henry is also a commercial balloon pilot and has served as safety officer of many balloon events and currently serves as Balloonmeister of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.
The sponsor for this seminar is: FAASTeam
The following credit(s) are available for the WINGS/AMT Programs:
Frank E. Kafka (87) passed away November 7, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.
At age 53, Frank retired from IBM and began his second career as a commercial hot air balloon pilot. Ballooning took Norma and Frank to places around the country and the world. Over the years Frank held a number of positions in the Colorado Balloon Club including secretary, vice-president and president. He was a founding board member of the Chatfield Balloonport Association which created a permanent launch field at Chatfield State Park. He recruited other balloonists and initiated an annual tradition of giving rides to patients at Craig Hospital.
Don Piccard passed away on September 14, 2020 at the age of 95. He was the
pioneer whoinvented modern hot air ballooning together with Ed Yost in the 1960s.