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

MARK HOGGETT
Safety Officer

FRANCIS BANAYAT
Safety Officer

PAULINE DE LOS REYES
Admin/Org Secretariat

NOEMI GARCIA
CDC Representative

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

VANESSA LOPA
Program Director

SPIKE ROA
Program Director

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

DEN ROA
Balloon Logistics Director

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

JOEL PAJE
Logistics Director, Site Management

  • RC Aircraft developer & pilot
  • Aerial drone videographer

ROBBIE RUIZ
Ground Boss

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

ROB FELIPE
Admin


LISA ROSOPA
Chief Finance Officer

 


BONG TUPAS
Marketing

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

TERRY HOCKENHULL
Documentation

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

MILLET SIMEON
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

JIMMIE MENINA
Media Coordinator

  • Officer, Kite Association of the Philippines

 

LIZ CASTILLO
Concessionaires

  • Flight School Administrator
  • AOPA Board Of Trustees

JOAN BUÑE
Sponsors

 


BLES MELAD
IT Services


HAGEE SARMAGO
Ramp Chief

JACOB CUSI
Rotary Wing

CAPT. MAYNARD HALILI
Aerobatics

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

ALEX ABRAHAM
Fixed Wing

VINNIE RANO
Fixed Wing and Air Operations

ERWIN DEMATERA
Ultralights

  • Former Commercial Aircraft Pilot
  • Ultralight Pilot
  • Rc Modeler And Drone Videographer

ORLY ONGKINGKO
Kite Activities and Rocketry

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

ALEX ESPINOSA
Skydiving


OBI MAPUA
RC Models


ALBERT ROA
RC Models

AARON ALVARAN
Rides Coordinator

JUN FLORES
Paragliders

DEON CLEINWERCK
Stage Director


OLIVER SIA
Site Management

MEL SILVESTRE
Static Displays, Hangar Displays

  • Aero Modeler
  • U.P. Professor

DR. OGIE CRUZ
Emergency Medical Services

JIMMY LACAP
Emergency Medical Services

ROY MAGAT
Waste Management

MACKY CAMUS
Ramp

  • Commercial pilot

PAOLO GUINTO
Ramp

  • Aircraft Marshaller
  • Aircraft Pushback Tractor Operator
  • Aviation Enthusiast


BEAT WINIGER
Security

CDC -PSD
Traffic Management
505th
Rescue Helicopters