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Taking flight in Medora: 10th annual Balloon Rally meets ideal conditions for afternoon liftoff

September 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA A pristine blue sky hovering over the Badlands was dotted with every color of the rainbow as hot air balloons took off at Saturday’s 10th annual Medora Balloon Rally. Continue Reading

New Mexico boy, 9, becomes youngest to fly balloon solo

June 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Bobby Bradley became the youngest trained pilot to fly solo in a hot air balloon early this morning in Tome. He took off in the company of three other balloons, whose pilots included a designated balloon examiner for the Federal Aviation Administration. Continue Reading

Time nears for New Mexico boy balloonist to test pilot skills

June 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The big day for 9-year-old Bobby Bradley comes after about five years of training and learning from some of the most experienced and decorated pilots in the sport of ballooning including his parents, well-known balloonists Troy and Tami Bradley, of Albuquerque. Continue Reading

N.M. boy, 9, preps for solo flight in balloon

April 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Bobby Bradley is ready. He has been training for about five years and learned from some of the most experienced and decorated pilots in the sport of ballooning. Continue Reading