About Airborne Heat Ballooning

About Airborne Heat Ballooning

Established in 1982, Airborne Heat, Inc. is a privately-owned Albuquerque, New Mexico based company that specializes in hot air balloon pilot training, Cameron Balloon sales and marketing opportunities featuring hot air balloons. Our goal is to provide a highly personalized service offering the very best hot air ballooning experience from the most experienced balloonists in the business.

We are proud members of the Balloon Federation of America (BFA) and the Aircraft Operators and Pilots Association (AOPA). Airborne Heat became the first corporate member of the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association (AAAA), although the principals had long had individual memberships.

Elizabeth (Beth) Wright-Smith, President/Chief Instructor/Chief Pilot

Beth Wright-Smith, President & Chief Flight Instructor

Ron Sanchez, Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Ron Sanchez, Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Don Boyer, Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Instructor Don Boyer