Freedom Flight Year 2018 Tentative Schedule
C= Confirmed *= Paid, -partial deposit or @ self-sponsored T=Tentative
P=Postponed
X= Completed
Balloon #:   II = N9009P,  III = N4040J,  IV = N8054U &  V = N6545U
  DATE STATUS EVENT NAME LOCATION PILOT/CREW CHIEF Driver BAL #
1 1/19-20   X@ Hockey Day MN Lake George St. Cloud, MN Luke All IV
2 3/24   C@ Freedom Flight Fundraiser St. Cloud, MN All / All N/A All
3 4/20-22   X* Four Rivers Balloon Race Jonesville, LA Gus Gus IV
4 4/21   X@ Lyle MacKendanz Memorial Hutchinson, MN Luke Jerry V
5 5/5   X@ Girl Scouts-Planes, Trains & Hot Air Balloons St. Cloud, MN Jerry Jerry IV
6 5/12-14   X- Sunflower Balloon Fest Anthony, KS Gus Gus V
7 5/19    X@ Support Your Local Heros 9am-4pm Sauk Rapids, MN Luke / All Luke IV
8 5/26    X* Private Event (Tether) Paynesvill, MN Luke / Pam Luke IV
9 5/28    X@ Memorial Day Ceremony VAMC St. Cloud, MN Luke / Pam Luke IV
10 6/2    X@ Vietnam Memorial St. Cloud, MN All Luke IV
11 6/8    X@ Relay For Life at Apollo HS St. Cloud, MN Luke / All All IV
12 6/13    X@ Summertime By George St. Cloud, MN Luke / ? Luke V
13 6/21-23    X* Mayor's Cup Balloon Rally Rochester, MN Gus Gus V
14 6/23    X@ Granite City Days Parade St. Cloud, MN   Mike ?
15 6/24    X@ GCD Fly-in Breakfast St. Cloud, MN   Mike II
16 6/23-24   X* Vietnam Traveling Wall Watertown, WI Luke Dimitri IV
17 6/27 10am    X* Country Manor 4th of July Parade Sartell, MN Luke / Dan Dan IV
18 6/28 6:15p    X@ ROX Military Appreciation Day St. Cloud, MN Luke All V
19 7/4    X@ 4th of July Parade St. Joseph, MN   Debbie IV
20 7/4    X* Lisa Pearson's Memorial Flight St. Cloud, MN Luke John IV
21 7/4     X@ Vietnam Traveling Wall Princeton, MN Luke All IV
22 7/14-15    X* Hot Air Balloon Rodeo Steamboat Springs, CO Luke / Pam Bob B. V
23 7/20-22    X* Great Wellsville Balloon Rally Wellsville, NY Luke / Pam ? V
24 8/2-4    X* Pipestone County Fair Pipestone, MN Luke Mike IV
25 8/10   X* DAV Fundraiser Glenwood, MN Luke John P IV
26 8/19-26    X@ Eagles Healing Nest Tether Sauk Center, MN Glen Terry Mike S. II
27 8/23-25   X* The Tribute Fest Duluth, MN Luke / Pam Luke III
28 8/27   X@ Tea it up for the Troops St. Cloud, CC Luke / John P Luke V
29 9/8   X@ Baatan Death March Brainerd, MN Luke / Pam Luke IV
30 9/8  P* VFW Post 7902 Osakis, MN Luke / Pam Luke IV
31 9/21-23   X* The Vietnam Traveling Wall @ VA

Chillicothe, OH

Luke / Pam Luke IV
32 9/28-30   X* The Great Prosser Balloon Rally Prosser, WA Luke / Pam Luke V
33 10/6-14    X@ Albuquerque Intnl. Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque, NM Luke / Pam Dimitri/ Tom V
34 10/19-21    X* The Great Mississippi Balloon Race Natchez, MS Gus / ? Gus IV
35 11/11    X@ MN Dept Veterans Affairs Veterans Day Celebration 7AM Inver
Grove Heights, MN
Luke / All Luke IV
36 11/12    X@ Park on Hwy 23 Chick-fil-A St. Cloud, MN Luke Luke IV
37 11-17   X@ Made In MN (Convention Center) St. Cloud Luke / Linda Luke IV
39 12/1 T Sauk Rapids Parade of Lights Sauk Rapids ? ? IV
39 12/7 C TreeMendous Winter Parade Richmond, MN   ? IV
40 12/8 C Touch-A-Truck (Lake Geoarge) St. Cloud, MN ? ? ?
41 12/8 C Winter Nights and Light Parade St. Cloud, MN ? ? IV
42 12/8 C Winter Nights and Light Parade St. Cloud, MN ? Jerry V
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