Let's Spend the Afternoon in a Cold Hot Air Balloon

January 31, 2011



WHAT: The 16th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta
WHEN: February 10 to 13, 2011
WHERE: Clark Special Economic Zone, Angeles City.

Over the years, the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta (PIHABF) features balloons from all over the world. Anually, it has become a convention of sorts including aerosports and other aviation-related pursuits.

On its 16th year, PIHABF will be gracing Four Fiesta Days. Beginning each Fiesta Day with Hot Air Balloon Flights, showcasing different air activities and exhibitions during the mid day, and  ending with an evening presentation of Hot Air Balloon Fly-In, Hot Air Balloon Night Glow and A special Hot Air Balloon Valentines Night Glow on the last Fiesta night. 



Schedule: 

February 10
THURSDAY
FIRST FIESTA DAY
Philippine Army Flag Jump5:00-5:45AM
Hot Air Balloon Flights5:45-7:00AM
RP/Malaysian/UK Paragliding Exhibition5:45-7:30AM
ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights & Flour Bombing7:30-8:30AM
Meynard Halili / Bill Wright Aerobatic Show8:30-9:00AM
AFP / Civilian Sky Diving Exhibition9:00-9:30AM
Radio-controlled Model Aircraft Demonstration9:30-10:00AM
AOPA-P Light Airplane Balloon Bursting Competition10:00-11:30AM
KAP/KTP Kite Flying Exhibition11:30-12:00NN
Airlink/WCC/Omni/PPA/CIA/Orient flyby12:00-12:30PM
Radio-controlled Model Aircraft Demonstration12:30-1:00PM
Sky Diving Exhibition1:00-1:30PM
Rolf Dunder 'Fascination' Airplane vs. Car Race1:30-2:00PM
AOPA-P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition2:00-3:00PM
FEATI/PHILSCA Rocketry Demonstration3:00-3:30PM
ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights3:30-4:00PM
Philippine Air Force Silent Drill and SPOW Bomb Sniffing Dog Exhibition4:00-4:30PM
Meynard Halili / Bill Wright Aerobatic Show4:30-5:00PM
RP/Malaysian/UK Paragliding Exhibition5:00-5:30PM
Hot Air Balloon Fly-In5:30-6:00PM
February 11
FRIDAY
SECOND FIESTA DAY
Philippine Army Flag Jump5:00-5:45AM
Hot Air Balloon Flights5:45-7:00AM
RP/Malaysian/UK Paragliding Exhibition5:45-7:30AM
ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights & Flour Bombing7:30-8:30AM
Bill Wright/Meynard Halili/Les Vorosmarthy Aerobatic Show8:30-9:00AM
Skydiving Exhibition9:00-9:30AM
Radio-controlled Model Aircraft Demonstration9:30-10:00AM
Wings Over Asia / AOPA- P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition10:00-11:00AM
KAP/KTP Kite Flying Exhibition11:00-11:30AM
WCC/Aviatour/Omni/PPA/Orient flyby11:30-12:00NN
German Aerobatic Glider Flight12:00-1:00PM
Civilian Sky Diving Exhibition1:00-1:30PM
Jet Turbine Radio-controlled Modeller Demos1:30-2:00PM
AOPA-P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition2:00-3:00PM
Wings Over Asia Aviators Social Gathering2:30-5:00PM
Car Drifting Display3:00-3:30PM
FEATI/PHILSCA Rocketry Demonstration3:30-4:00PM
ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights4:00-4:30PM
Bill Wright/Meynard Halili/Les Vorosmarthy Aerobatic Show4:30-5:00PM
RP/Malaysian/UK Paragliding Exhibition5:00-5:30PM
Hot Air Balloon Fly-In5:30-6:00PM
February 12
SATURDAY
THIRD FIESTA DAY
Philippine Army Flag Jump5:00-5:45AM
Hot Air Balloon Flights5:45-7:00AM
RP/Malaysian/UK Paragliding Exhibition5:45-7:30AM
ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights & Flour Bombing7:30-8:00AM
Skydiving Exhibition8:00-8:30AM
Jet Turbine Radio-controlled Modeller Demos8:30-9:00AM
Bill Wright/Meynard Halili/Les Vorosmarthy Aerobatic Show9:00-9:45AM
Helicopter Flight Display9:45-10:30AM
Philippine Coast Guard Rescue Demonstration10:30-11:00AM
Wings Over Asia / AOPA- P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition11:00-12:00NN
WCC/Aviatour/Omni/PPA/CIA/Orient flyby12:00-12:30PM
Radio-controlled Model Aircraft Demonstration12:30-1:00PM
German Aerobatic Glider Flight1:00-1:30PM
KAP/KTP Kite Flying Exhibition1:30-2:00PM
Wings Over Asia / AOPA- P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition2:00-2:45PM
Sky Diving Exhibition2:45-3:15PM
CIAC Fire-fighting Demonstration3:15-3:45PM
Bill Wright/Meynard Halili/Les Vorosmarthy Aerobatic Show3:45-4:30PM
ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights4:30-5:00PM
FEATI/PHILSCA Rocketry Demonstration5:00-5:30PM
RP/Malaysian/UK Paragliding Exhibition5:30-6:00PM
Hot Air Balloon Night Glow6:00-6:30PM
February 13
SUNDAY
FOURTH FIESTA DAY
Philippine Army Flag Jump5:20-5:30AM
Hot Air Balloon Flights5:30-7:00AM
RP/Malaysian/UK Paragliding Exhibition7:00-7:30AM
ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights & Flour Bombing7:30-8:00AM
Civilian Skydiving Exhibition8:00-8:30AM
Meynard Halili/Bill Wright Aerobatic Show8:30-9:15AM
Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Demonstration9:15-10:00AM
Wings Over Asia / AOPA- P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition10:00-11:00AM
CIAC Fire-fighting Demonstration11:00-12:00NN
Radio-controlled Model Aircraft Demonstration12:00-12:30PM
Car Drifting Demonstration12:30-1:00PM
WCC/Aviatour/Omni/PPA/Orient flyby1:00-1:30PM
KAP/KTP Kite Flying Exhibition1:30-2:30PM
AFP / Civilian Sky Diving Exhibition3:00-3:30PM
ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights3:30-4:00PM
CareJet Westwind Fly-By4:00-4:15PM
Meynard Halili / Bill Wright Aerobatic Show4:15-5:00PM
RP/Malaysian/UK Paragliding Exhibition5:00-5:30PM
Hot Air Balloon Valentines Night Glow5:30-7:30PM
Source: http://www.philballoonfest.net/2011-programme.html


Last year, the most awaited event was the Valentine’s Day Flower and Candy Drop that happened on the last day,Valentines Day, of the event. This year, let's look forward to the Sky Diving Exhibitions, Car Drifting Display, Aerobatic Show and the Night Glow. 


love, now and always, 

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