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N-9155S
Slainte

(Gaelic for "To your health")

Aerostar RX8 (1993)
90,000 cu ft

Cards by http://www.kustomkards.com

Owners
Keith & Debbie Sproul

EMail ksproul@skychariot.com


This balloon is in the movie The Space Between Us
In the scene where they drive into Albuquerque and see all of the balloons, Slainte is in the middle of the screen

12/6/2019
Glow with the American Indian Crown Dancers
Gallup, NM

12/7/2019
Wedged into the canyon

12/7/2019
Red Rock Balloon Festiva
Rio Bravo Mall, Gallup, NM

Slainte with Jonathan Wolfe's Mandlebrot balloon


10/8/2019
Fiesta, Albuquerque, NM

Picture by John Trione


12/4/2016
Red Rock Balloon Festiva
Gallup, NM

12/4/2016
Red Rock Balloon Festiva
Gallup, NM

12/4/2016
Red Rock Balloon Festiva
Gallup, NM

10/3/2015
Fiesta, Albuquerque, NM

Picture by Don Klein


2/15/2015
Friends & Lovers Festival
Fiesta Field, Albuquerque, NM

Picture by Rebecca Love


Picture by Rebecca Love


Picture by Dee Heras


2/13/2015
Flight from Unser & Westside
Friday before Friends & Lovers

Picture by Glo Kehoe


12/29/2014
Flight from Rainbow Blvd & 15th, Rio Rancho, NM

Picture by Matt Warren


2/13/2016
Friends & Lovers, 2016

Picture by Pat Chandro


Pictures from Marie & Michael Pinchuk

Zone-Five Turbo Burners w/Glow!

White Sands

Picture from FaceBook


11/1/2008
Festival of Color
Sierra Vista, AZ

Picture from Flickriver, © dmguz Daniel Guzman


11/2/2008
Festival of Color
Sierra Vista, AZ

Picture from Flickriver, © dmguz Daniel Guzman

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Ownership History

Dates Name City State
1993 - 2006 Gerald & Glorie Schell Tucson AZ
2006 - 2014 Marie & Michael PinchukDeming NM
2014 - present Keith Sproul North Brunswick NJ

Festival History

Date Festival City State


1994
Owners: Gerald & Glorie Schell

Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Oct Sierra Vista Rally Sierra Vista AZ
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


1995

Aug Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons Chambley France
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


1996

Mar Parker Balloon Rally Parker AZ
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


1997

Mar Parker Balloon Rally Parker AZ
Aug Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons Chambley France
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


1998

Mar Parker Balloon Rally Parker AZ
Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


1999

Aug Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons Chambley France
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2000

Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Oct Sierra Vista Rally Sierra Vista AZ
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2001

Oct Sierra Vista Rally Sierra Vista AZ
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2002

Oct Sierra Vista Rally Sierra Vista AZ
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2003

Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2004

Jan Las Cruces Rally Las Cruces NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Oct Sierra Vista Rally Sierra Vista AZ
Dec Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2005

Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Dec Leon Mexico Balloon Festival Leon Mexico


2006
Owners: Marie & Michael Pinchuk

Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM


2007

Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Oct Sierra Vista Rally Sierra Vista AZ


2008

Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM
Oct Sierra Vista Rally Sierra Vista AZ


2009

Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Oct Sierra Vista Rally Sierra Vista AZ


2010

Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM


2011

Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM


2012

Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM


2014

Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM


2014

Aug Great American Duck Race Deming NM
Sept White Sands Balloon Festival Alamogordo NM


2015
Owner: Keith Sproul

Feb 13-15 Friends & Lovers Balloon Festival Albuquerque NM
Oct 3-11 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque NM


2016

Feb 13-14 Friends & Lovers Balloon Festival Albuquerque NM
Oct 2-10 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque NM
Dec 2-4 Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2017

Feb 10-12 Friends & Lovers Balloon Festival Albuquerque NM
Dec 1-3 Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2018

Feb 10-11 Friends & Lovers Balloon Festival Albuquerque NM
Oct 6-14 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque NM
Nov 30 - Dec 2 Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


2019

Feb 9-10 Friends & Lovers Balloon Festival Albuquerque NM
Oct 6-13 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque NM
Dec 6-8 Red Rock Balloon Festival Gallup NM


"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards,
for there you have been and there you will long to return."

- Leonardo da Vinci

"It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill."
- Wilbur Wright

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away."
- Anonymous




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Keith's Cameron Duo Chaiot
Balloon Flights in 3D
Balloon Parachute Artwork
Balloon Pictures from the Bottom
Red, White & Blue Balloons
Arrow Design Balloons
Flame Design Balloons
Aerostar Aurora Balloons
Parachute Drop Pictures
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FLIR Balloons Pictures (Infrared heat picture)
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Created 11/9/2014
Modified 12/9/2019
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