Organizing Committee

The members of the PIHABF organizing committee have been volunteering since the first balloon fiestas held in Clark. Made up of highly experienced aviators and professionals in each of their fields, the committee has worked together to maintain a carefully planned and safety-oriented activity.

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CAPT. JOY ROA
Event Director

  • First Filipino hot air balloon pilot
  • Multi-engine airplane pilot up to turbine and jets
  • Multi-engine helicopter pilot
  • Head of Aircraft Maintenance & Repair Organization
  • VP – Aviation Society of the Philippines
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CAPT. JUN SOLIMAN
Flight SafetyDirector

  • Chairman, Flight Safety Foundation
  • Former Head of CAAP Accident InvestigationBoard
  • AOPA Board of Trustees
  • retired airline captain

JOEY CAPIT
Admin/Org Secretariat

COL. CRISENCIANO MARQUEZ
PAF Representative

NOEMI GARCIA
CDC Representative

HILARION RITCHIE NACPIL
CIAC Representative
BUTCH
BUTCH DUQUE
Admin and Org Director

  • RC Aircraft Pilot
  • Instructor For Philippine Sky Sailing Society
  • Founder, Tagaytay Hang Gliding Club
  • Microlight Pilot
  • Owner & Photographer, I-Gallery Photography Studio
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BUDDY LOPA
Program Director

  • Paraglider Pilot
  • Kite Association Of The Philippines Founding Member
  • RC Aircraft Pilot
  • Kiteboarding Instructor
  • Country Director, Asean Kite Council
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DEN ROA
Balloon Logistics Coordinator

  • Licensed balloon pilot
  • Manager for Aircraft Maintenance & Repair Organization

SPIKE
SPIKE ROA Air
Operations, Fixed Wing Officer

  • Super King Air 350 captain
  • Flight Operations Manager
  • FAA licensed commercial pilot

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JOEL PAJE
Logistics Director, Site Management

  • RC Aircraft developer & pilot
  • Aerial drone videographer

ROBBIE
ROBBIE RUIZ
Ground Boss

  • Security Specialist
  • Accredited VIP Security Instructor
  • Emergency Medical Responder (CPR & AED)

 


ROB FELIPE
Admin

LISA ROSOPA
Chief Finance Officer

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CAPT. ANDREW FLORENTINO
Air Boss

  • Retired Airbus captain
  • CAAP check pilot
  • Former Air Force officer

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TERRY HOCKENHULL
Documentation

  • Ultralight pilot & instructor
  • Former President, Angeles City Flying Club
  • Marketing trainer & journalist

 

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MILLET LIBERATO
Media Coordinator

  • PR Practitioner
  • Anvil Award Of Excellence And Gold Quill Awardee from Public Relations Society Of The Philippines And International Association Of Business Communicators

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JIMMIE MENINA
Media Coordinator

  • Officer, Kite Association of the Philippines

 


LIZ CASTILLO
Concessionaires

  • Flight School Administrator
  • AOPA Board Of Trustees

AILEEN LIM
Sponsors

ELA TEODOSIO
IT Services

SARAH CADA
IT Services

HAGEE SARMAGO
Ramp Chief

JACOB CUSI
Rotary Wing
ZAIDE
AMB. JOSE ZAIDE
External Affairs

  • Retired Philippine Ambassador rt France, Germany, Russia
  • Permanent Delegate to UNESCO
  • Former Chief Of Protocol – DFA
  • Newspaper Columnist

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CAPT. MAYNARD HALILI
Aerobatics

  • Aerobatic pilot, instructor & performer
  • Aerobatic jet pilot
  • Helicopter pilot/instructor
  • Flight school owner
  • FAA certified flight instructor
ERWIN
ERWIN DEMATERA
Ultralights

  • Former Commercial Aircraft Pilot
  • Ultralight Pilot
  • Rc Modeler And Drone Videographer
ORLY
ORLY ONGKINGKO
Kite Activities and Rocketry

  • President, Kite Association Of The Philippines
  • Deputy President, ASEAN Kite Council

 


ALEX ESPINOSA
Skydiving

ALBERT MENDOZA
Microlights

OBI MAPUA
RC Models

ALBERT ROA
RC Models

AARON ALVARAN
Rides Coordinator

DEON CLEINWERCK
Ground Activities

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OLIVER SIA
Site Management

  • IPMS modeler
  • Architect

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MEL SILVESTRE
Static Displays, Hangar Displays

  • Aero Modeler
  • U.P. Professor

 

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JAIME LACAP

Emergency Medical Services

  • Airport Fire Chief for 30 years
  • Trained for Fighter Jets & Attack Helicopters
  • Multiple foreign trainings for airport full scale exercise

IVAN SALARADA
Security

ROY MAGAT

Waste Management

MEL SISON
CTA

MARK CAMUS

Ramp

  • Commercial pilot

PAOLO GUINTO
Ramp

  • Aircraft Marshaller
  • Aircraft Pushback Tractor Operator
  • Aviation Enthusiast
CDC -PSD
Traffic Management
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Rescue Helicopters