Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The 17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta


Why is it "More Fun in the Philippines?" Because, The 17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will be held at Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga this coming February 9 - 12, 2012! Yay!!





*The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is an annual event that occurs between January and February at the Omni Aviation Complex in Clark FieldAngeles CityPampanga. It features multicolored hot air balloons with more than a hundred balloon pilots from around the world. This three to four day hot air balloon event is the biggest aviation sports event in the Philippines.
The festival also features a number of events in skydiving, flag jumps, micro light and rocketry demonstrations, small plane fly-bys and fly-ins, remote-control airplane and helicopter flying exhibitions, freestyle aerobatics, precision maneuvers, light airplane balloon bursting, ultra-light flying formation and bomb dropping, kite-making and choreographed kite-flying, hi-start launch gliding, pylon racing, banner towing, aero-modeling symposium and races between ultra lights and motorcycles.[1] An estimated 60,000 visitors locally and from around the world come in to see this event. (source here)


*SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES (source here)
Feb 9 ThursdayFirst Fiesta Day
5.00-5.45 amPhilippine Flag jump
5:50-6:00amPAF High Speed Opener and SF260 Fly By
5.45-7.00 amHot Air Balloon flight
5.45-7.30 amRP / Malaysian / Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition 
7.30-8.30 amACFC Ultralight / Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights and Flour Bombing
8.30-9.00 amMeynard Halili  Aerobatic Show
9.00-9.30 am AFP/PNP/Brunei/Malaysia Sky Diving Exhibition
9.30-9:45 amRadio-controlled model aircraft demonstration
10.00-11.30 amAOPA-P Light aircraft balloon bursting competition
11.30-12.00 nnKAP / KTP Kite Flying Exhibition
12.00-12.30 pmAirlink / WCC / Omni /Aviators/ Alpha flyby
12.30-1.00 pmRadio-Controlled Model Aircraft Demo
1.00-1.30 pmSkydiving and Tandem jumping Exhibition
1.30-2.00 pmUltralight Flour bombing demonstration
2.00-3.00 pmAOPA-P Light aircraft balloon bursting competition
3.00-3.30 pmFEATI/PHILSCA Rocketry Demonstration
4:00-4:30 pmPhilippine Air Force Silent Drill and SPOW Bomb Sniffing Dog Exhibition
3.30-4.00 pmACFC Ultralight/Microlight aircraft formation flights
4.30-5.00 pmMeynard Halili Aerobatic Show
5.00-5.30 pm RP / Malaysian / Spain/Australia Paragliding exhibition
5.30-6.00 pm Hot Air Balloon Fly-In
Feb 10 FridaySecond Fiesta Day
5.00-5.45 amPhilippine Flag jump
5.45-7.00 amHot Air Balloon Flights
7.00-7.30 amRP / Malaysian / Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition 
7.30-8.00 amACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights and Flour Bombing
8:30-9.00 amMeynard Halili Aerobatic Show
9.00-9.30 amSky diving exhibition
9.30-10.00 amRadio-Controlled Model Aircraft Demonstration
10.00-11.00 am AOPA- P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition
11.00-11.30 am KAP / KTP Kite flying exhibition
11.30-12.00 nnWCC / Aviatours / Omni / Aviators/ Alpha/Leading Edge / flyby
12.00-1.00pmGerman aerobatic glider flight
1.00-1:30 pmSkydiving exhibition
1.30-2:00 pmJet Turbine Radio-controlled modeller demos
2.00-3.00 amAOPA- P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition
3.00-3.30 pmCar Drifting Display
3.30-4.00pmFEATI/Philsca Rocketry demonstration
4.00-4.30 pmACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights
4.30-5.00pmMeynard Halili Aerobatic Show
5.00-5.30 pm RP / Malaysian / Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition 
5.30-6.00 pm Hot Air Balloon Fly-In
Feb 11 SaturdayThird Fiesta Day
5.00-5.45 amPhilippine Flag jump
5.45-7.00 amHot Air Balloon Flights
7.00-7.30 amRP / Malaysian / Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition
7.30-8.00 amACFC Ultralight/Microlight aircraft formation flights and flour bombing
8.00-8.30 amTandem Skydiving exhibition
8.30-9.00 amTurbine RC flying display 
9.00-9.45 am Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
9.45-10.30 amHelicopter flight display
10.30-11.00 amPhilippine Coast Guard Rescue Demonstration 
11.00-12.00 am PT13 Stearman /  AOPA-P Flyby
12.00-12.30 pmWCC / Aviatour / Omni / PPA / CIA / Orient / flyby
12.30-1.00 pmRadio-Controlled model aircraft demonstration
1.00-1.30 pmWinch-launched German aerobatic glider flight
1.30-2.00 pmKAP / KTP Kite Flying Demonstration
2.00-2.45 pm AOPA-P Light aircraft balloon bursting competition
2.45-3.15 pmSkydiving Exhibition
3.15-3.45 pmCIAC Fire-fighting demonstration
3.45-4.30 pm Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
4.00-4.30 pmACFC Ultralight / Microlight aircraft formation flights
4.30-5.00 pmFEATI/Philsca Rocketry Demonstration
5.00-5.30 pm RP/Malaysian/Spain/ Australia Paragliding Exhibition
5.30-6.00 pm Hot Air Balloon Night Glow
Feb 12 SundayFourth Fiesta Day
5.20-5.30 amPhilippine Flag jump
5.30-7.00 amHot Air Balloon Flight
7.00-7.30 amRP / Malaysian / Spain/ Australia Paragliding Exhibition
7.30-8.00 amACFC Ultralight / Microlight aircraft formation flights and flour bombing
8.00-8.30 amTandem Skydiving Exhibition
8.30-9.15 amMeynard Halili / Aerobatic Show
9.15-10.00 amCoast Guard Helicopter Rescue Demo
10.00-11.00 amWings Over Asia / AOPA – P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition 
11.00-12.00 nn CIAC Fire-Fighting Demonstration
12.00-12.30 nnRadio-Controlled Model Aircraft Demonstration
12.30-1.00 pmCar Drifting demonstration
1.00-1.30 pmPT13/ WCC / Aviatour / Omni / Leading Edge/ Airlink flyby
1.30-2.30 pmKAP / KTP Flying Exhibition
3:00-3:30pmAFP / Civilian Skydiving Exhibition
3.30-4.00 pmACFC Ultralight / Microlight aircraft formation flights 
4.00-4.15 pmPT13 Stearman fly by
4.15-5.00 pmMeynard Halili aerobatic Show  
5.00-5.30 pm RP / Malaysian / Spain/Australian Paragliding Exhibition
5:30- 7:30 pm Hot Air Balloon Night Glow And Fireworks


We are planning to go there this Saturday. Can't wait! Lemme know if you are coming too! See you there :)) 

lovelove, 
Shopgirl Jen

2 comments:

Lia said...

Too bad I missed it this year! I really wanted to see the balloons!

♥Lia
http://bylinebylia.blogspot.com

AidenBrown said...

The Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is one of the most
awaited events here in Clark. International balloon flying enthusiasts gather
here at the old airfield grounds to participate in this activity.
Thanks!

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