Flights & Tasks
Flight 2 - 17 Jun 2023 AM
Flight 2 - 15 Jun 2023 AM
Flight 1 - 14 Jun 2023 AM
Flight 1 - 13 Jun 2023 AM
Noticeboard - Latest Posts
Competitor #25 protest
Competitor #25 complaint
Jury Final Report
Final Jury Decision
NEW BRIEFING TIME - Saturday AM
Please note: The Saturday morning briefing will be at 5:30am. Doors open at 5:15.
Remind messages will be sent out, but please spread the word.
We are cautiously optimistic to accomplish a full competition flight.
E-SEAL ERROR MESSAGE - URGENT
If your Balloon Live Sensor is giving an E-SEAL error message, please do the following ASAP (as early as possible today)
email your BLS serial number AND a description of when/how you got the E-SEAL message to
Please include your phone number for questions.
We will attempt to resolve your issue before you leave Longview. Please note, we may not be able to resolve all issues, depending on the circumstances causing the error.
Evening flight consideration
To All US Nationals Pilots,
There will be no evening competition flights at the 2023 US National Hot Air Balloon Championship.
Dinner at Maude Cobb will be served tonight at 5:00 pm instead of 5:30 pm. All pilots/crews are invited to attend the dinner even if you are not scheduled to glow. Make sure you have your parking passes and credentials.
The glow briefing is scheduled for 7:00 pm tonight.
The next competition briefing will be tomorrow morning at 5:45 am.
For any pilot that is affected by the wide spread power outage, staff will provide you a secure location to charge electronics at Maude Cobb overnight. If you want to take advantage of this offer, bring your devices and power cords/strips to the evening briefing tonight.
New Yellow PZ 4006
Please see the attached gpx file for the new Yellow PZ
CRAT Scoring 6/14
Maximum Distance Double Drop Scoring area Flight 1 6/14
PZ Clarification - Bruce Bridges
The Map and PZ files show a PZ titled "Bruce Bridges" located at approximately 2783/9934.
This is a YELLOW PZ, and will be referred to as "PZ2799 Yellow". A screen shot is attached.
NEW YELLOW PZ 3703 (was CLP)
Goal 3703 CLP is now a Yellow PZ