Freedom Flight Year 2003 Tentative Schedule
Paid C = Confirmed * = Paid    T = Tentative     X = Completed
Balloon #: II = N9009P, III = N4040J, IV = N8054U
DATE
STATUS
EVENT NAME
LOCATION
PILOT/
CREW CHIEF
BALLOON
 1/24-26
X*
Celebration of the Lakes Balloon Rally 
ChisagoLakes,MN
Luke & Jim
Pam & Dimitri
III & IV
 2/7-9
X*
 Hudson Hot Air Affair 
 Hudson, WI
 Luke / Pam
Jim / Bobby H.
 III & IV
3/29
X*
Freedom Flight Annual Fund Raiser @ VFW 428
St. Cloud, MN
All / All
All
4/10
X
Edward L. Hubbard POW at Whitney Center
St. Cloud, MN
Luke / All
III
4/11
X
Nat. POW Recognition Day, VAMC 
St. Cloud, MN
Jim / All
III
4/25
X
Fargo VAMC
Fargo, ND
Jim / Denny
II
4/26
X*
West Fargo VFW
West Fargo, ND
Jim / Denny
II
5/9-11
X*
Sunflower Balloon Fest
Anthony, KS
Jim & Bill / 
Marv & Lloyd
III & IV
5/12
X
MN Twins Game - Metrodome
Minneapolis, MN, 
All / All
IV
5/13-15
X*
 MN X-POW Convention
N. Mankato, MN
Jim / Diane
II
6/13-15
X*
VVA Motorcycle Event
Bismark, ND
Greg / Christopher
III
6/18-21
X
Mn Sate VFW Convention 
 Moorhead, MN
Jim / ?
II
6/22
X
Minneapolis VAMC
Minneapolis, MN
Jim / Dimitri
II
6/19-23
X*
IL VFW State Convention 
Springfield, IL
Luke / Denny
III
6/28
X*
Blackwater Barg Fest
Cohasset, MN
Jim / Bro. John
III
6/27-29
X*
Mayor's Cup Hot Air Balloon Race
Rochester, MN
Luke / Pam
IV
7/4-6
X
Nashwalk Centennial 
Nashwauk, MN
Jim / Diane
II 
7/3-6
X*
4th of July Celebration
Branson, MO
Luke/Pam
IV
7/11-12
X*
Firemans Picnic
Millstadt, IL
Luke / Lloyd
III
7/20/03
X*
Viet Nam Traveling Wall
S. St. Paul, MN
Jim / Dimitri
II
7/18-20
X*
ND VVA State Convention & Picnic
Lisbon, ND
Terry / ?
IV
7/27
X
American Legion 428 Picnic
Waite Park, MN
All / All
II
8/7-10
X*
Viet Nam Veterans Reunion
North Platte, NB
Jim / Dimitri
IV
 8/15-17
X*
 Great Northern Catskills Balloon Fest & Air Show
Greenville, NY
Jim / Denny
IV
8/15-17
X*
Balloon Fest 2003
Centralia, IL
Luke / Pam
III
8/21
X*
Salute to Police & Fire Fighters
Rogers, MN
Terry / Denny
II
8/22-24
X*
Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival
Lincoln, IL
Luke / Pam
III
 9/6
X*
 American Legion State Picnic
 Legionville, MN
Terry / Debbie & John
II
9/13
X*
Earth Mother Mind Jam
Powder Ridge, MN
Terry / Luke 
Debbie & John
III
9/20/03
X*
POW-MIA Motorcycle Run
Deer River, Mn
Jim / Diane
II
9/19-21
X*
White Sands Balloon Rally
Alamogordo, NM
Luke / Pam / Dimitri
IV
 9/20-21
X*
 Community Event
Jerseyville, IL
 Terry / Kelly
III
 10/4-12
X*
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 
Albuquerque, NM
Luke / Pam
Dimitri
III
10/17-19
X*
Balloon Rally 
Natchez, MS
Guss / Betty
III
 12/26
 C
Military Family Assistance Program 
Camp Ripley, MN 
Luke / All 
III 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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