Wednesday at Balloon Fiesta

October 9th, 2013 at 5:29 am by under Latest Posts

9:00 am: Thanks so much for joining us on Day 5 of Balloon Fiesta!  Make sure to check back every morning this fiesta for more live blogging!

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8:50 am: Special shape, Yellow Jacket.

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8:40 am: Matt looks out at balloons as the fly in Albuquerque’s box.

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8:34 am: Crowds head to vendor row as balloons begin to land.

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8:29 am: KRQE crews broadcasting live at Balloon Fiesta Park.

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8:26 am: Special shape, Cosmos I.

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8:15 am: Bee Family takes to the sky.

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8:05 am: More special shapes prepare for launch.

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7:56 am: Special shape, Angry Bird, takes flight.

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7:50 am: Balloons headed south as they fly in the sky.

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7:45 am: Airabelle taking shape.

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7:40 am: Balloons inflate and launch off field at Balloon Fiesta Park.

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7:37 am: Special shape, Jet Pilot, takes to the sky.

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7:29: am: Airabelle begins to inflate.

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7:27 am: Matt and Kristen are joined by 23-year-old Sidney Sevrin, the youngest pilot in this year’s Balloon Fiesta.

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7:17 am: Pilots and crews prepare for launch.

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7:13 am: Balloons continue to launch off the field.

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7:09 am: Matt and Kristen talk with Kim Vesely about the America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race.

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7:04 am: The Balloon of the Day, the 7-Eleven Balloon, carries the American Flag during the national anthem.

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7:03 am: Balloon Fiesta Zebras gather at the pilot’s briefing.

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6:48 am: Balloons okay to launch Wednesday morning.

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6:16 am: At the pilot’s briefing waiting to see if balloons will launch.

5:49 am: Meteorologist Kristen Van Dyke updating us on current conditions.

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5:38 am: Wednesday is the Flight of the Nations Mass Ascension at Balloon Fiesta.

5:31 am: @Mattatkrqe: Yum yum! Today’s @balloonfiesta breakfast is @ChickfilA!

5:30 am: Stay with us as we report the latest live from Balloon Fiesta park!

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