Pilots

Balloon Regatta Pilots

Pilot Information

Each year, The Page Lake Powell Balloon Regatta Committee invites or invites-back 60 hot air balloon pilots from all of the Southwest and across the country. This event is invite-only for pilots, but we do have a waiting list. If you would like to be considered as one of our pilots, please fill out this form and our Balloon Meister will add you to the wait list or get in contact as he sees fit.


Pilot Information

Each year, The Page Lake Powell Balloon Regatta Committee invites or invites-back 60 hot air balloon pilots from all of the Southwest and across the country. This event is invite-only for pilots, but we do have a waiting list. If you would like to be considered as one of our pilots, please fill out this form and our Balloon Meister will add you to the wait list or get in contact as he sees fit.


2018 Registered Pilots


Below is the 2018 list of Registered Pilots and their balloons.


Bryan Hill – Basket Case
Glenn See – Racy Madam
Bill  Glen – Skittles
Michael Glen – Elevation II
David Lynch Wishing Star
Mike Prentice – Breaking Wind
Shannon White – Mountain Breeze
Phil Campbell –Whosyadaddy
Ken Sklute
Tom Robinson – Nizhoni Gallup
Rudi Sachenbacher – Never Too Old
Sally Bartsch – Arizona Dawn
Phred McAllaster – Silver Lining
Denise Despres – Booboylina
Richard Heuschen – Toots
John Ware – Rainbow Trails
Bill Noe – Up to Noe Good
Joshua Lewis – Czech it Out
Judy Holt – Desert Drifter
Ric Simon – Sez What
Gary Woods – Skywalker
Dwayne Osborne – Skyscraper
Zac Bramble – TP Hopper
Sandy Graham – Instagraham
Paddy Nilz, Jr. – Ultra World
Ingrid Martell – Obsession
Jason Buckner – Hale-Luncinations
Eugene Clewley – Gene’s Dream
Ray Klein – sKubi Racer
David Eichhorn – Marauder’s Mark
Stacy Eldridge – Redneck Cowboy
Robert Gonzales – Look Twice/Hard Earned
Kurt Adelsberger – Transition
Curt Bramble – Stars & Stripes
Philip/Sally Heinrich  – Patience
Dan Montgomery – Break of Dawn
John Ross – Longwinded
Timothy Kuller – Techni-Kuller
Pat Newlin – Cloud Kisser II
Mike Bauwens – Squeeze Easy
Don Edwards – Head West
Nick Meleski – Izia Balloon
Patrick Nilz – Sahuaro Sunrise
Ernie Hartt – Sex Toy/Twist & Shout
Colleen Johnson – Mary Alice in Wonderland
Robert Mass – Pita’s Kiss
Craig Pendleton – Spirit in the Sky
Mark Prothro – Kachina
Don Stockley – Moonshine
Kent Barnes – Belle Star
Kimberly Neill – Traveller
Peter Procopio – Koshare Gallup
Marilyn Wallace – Rainbow Thru Heaven
Skip Mencimer – Wildthing
Pell Wadleigh – Locopelli
Doug Grimes – Balloon Works
Tom Gough – Gypsy Rover
Richard Lawhorn – Humpty Dumpty
Keith Evans – Smiley’s Dream
Gary Godfrey – Soar With Eagles

Scott Spencer – Coke Olympic Spirit

Betty Bauwens – Betty’s Baby Grande



Below is the 2018 list of Registered Pilots and their balloons.  


Bryan Hill Basket Case
Glenn See Racy Madam
Bill Glen Skittles
Michael Glen Elevation II
David Lynch Wishing Star
Mike Prentice Breaking Wind
Shannon White Mountain Breeze
Phil Campbell Whosyadaddy
Ken Sklute Fractals
Tom Robinson Nizhoni Gallup
Rudi Sachenbacher Never Too Old
Sally Bartsch Arizona Dawn
Phred McAllaster Silver Lining
Denise DeSpres Booboylina
Richard Heuschen Toots
John Ware Rainbow Trails
Bill Noe Up to Noe Good
Joshua Lewis Czech it Out
Judy Holt Desert Drifter
Ric Simon Sez What
Gary Woods Skywalker
Dwayne Osborne Skyscraper
Zac Bramble Stripes and No Stars
Sandy Graham Instagraham
Paddy Nilz, Jr. Ultra World
Ingrid Martell Obsession
Jason Buckner Hale-Luncinations
Eugene Clewley Gene’s Dream
Ray Klein sKubi Racer
David Eichhorn Marauder’s Mark
Stacy Eldridge Redneck Cowboy
Robert Gonzales Look Twice/Hard Earned
Kurt Adelsberger Transition
Curt Bramble Stars & Stripes
Philip/Sally Heinrich  Patience

Dan Montgomery Break of Dawn
John Ross Longwinded
Timothy Kuller Techni-Kuller
Pat Newlin Cloud Kisser II
Mike Bauwens Squeeze Easy
Don Edwards Head West
Nick Meleski Izia Balloon
Patrick Nilz Sahuaro Sunrise
Ernie Hartt Sex Toy/Twist & Shout
Colleen Johnson Mary Alice in Wonderland
Robert Mass Pita’s Kiss
Craig Pendleton Spirit in the Sky
Mark Prothro Kachina
Don Stockley Moonshine
Kent Barnes Belle Star
Kimberly Neill Traveller
Peter Procopio Koshare Gallup
Marilyn Wallace Rainbow Thru Heaven
Skip Mencimer Wildthing
Pell Wadleigh Locopelli
Doug Grimes Balloon Works
Tom Gough Gypsy Rover
Richard Lawhorn Humpty Dumpty
Keith Evans Smiley’s Dream
Gary Godfrey Soar With Eagles
Scott Spencer Coke Olympic Spirit
Betty Bauwens Betty’s Baby Grande