About Airborne Heat Ballooning

Established in 1984, Airborne Heat, LLC 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 Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).  Airborne Heat became the first corporate sponsor of the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association (AAAA), although the principals had long held individual memberships.

Elizabeth (Beth) Wright-Smith

Owner/Chief Instructor/Chief Pilot

Ron Sanchez

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Don Boyer

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor