Annual Lake Travis Balloon Flight

List of pilots for the first 20 years

 

1st 1988

Lloyd Cates/Joe Reynolds - Austin

David Smuck - Austin

Wayne Lohmeyer - Austin

Teresa Owens - Austin

Dwayne Osborn - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Kenny Fredrichs - Austin

Terry Hendrix - Austin

Jeff Carrol - Austin

 

2nd 1992

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Nick Stanko - Austin

Phil MacNutt - Austin

Bruce Lavorgna - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Dave Koenig- Houston

Tisha Griggs - Houston

Helen and Dave Veir - Houston

 

3rd 1993

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Dave Koenig- Houston

Phil Byrant - Houston

John Sponberg-Houston

Tisha Griggs - Houston

 

4th 1994

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Rusty Kaim/Fred Edmiston - Austin

Henry Seeman - Austin

Nick Stanko - Austin

Bret Miller - Austin

Dee Crabtree - Austin

Joe Hall/Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Dave Koenig - Houston

Tish Griggs - Houston

Phil Byrant - Houston

Robert Parvin - College Station

Bruce Woods - Houston

 

5th 1995 no flight

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Dee Crabtree - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

Nick Stanko - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Lowell and Leah Linney - Austin

Henry and Cheryl Seeman - Austin

Phil Bryant - Houston

Jim Bruce - Angelton

David Daviss - San Antonio

Tish Griggs - Houston

Joe Hall - Sugarland

Dave Koenig - Dickinson

Steve Sprague - San Antonio

Austin Young - Houston

 

6th 1996

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Phillip MacNutt & Leah Linney - Austin

Nick Stanko - Austin

David Smuck - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Henry Seeman - Austin

Dee Crabtree - Austin

Dave Koenig - Houston

Tisha Griggs - Houston

Jim Bruce - Angelton

Phil Bryant - Houston

Bruce Lavorgna - Austin

Austin Young - Houston

 

7th 1997

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

Dee Crabtree - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Leah Linney - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Karyn Lohmeyer - Austin

Jeff Carrol - Austin

Dave Koenig - Houston

Jim Bruce - Angelton

Dave Bair?

Bruce Lavorgne - Austin

 

8th 1998

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Leah Linney - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Dee Crabtree - Austin

Jim Bruce - Angelton

Jerry Cheeks/Lowell Linney - Austin

Terry Cooper - Austin

Greg Shirley - College Station

David Bair - Austin

 

9th 1999

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Nick Stanko - Austin

Dee Crabtree - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

David Bair - Austin

Leah Linney - Austin

Teresa Smith /Lowell Linney

Phil Bryant - Houston

Austin Young - Houston

Jim Bruce - Angelton

Steve Sprague - San Antonio

Tisha Griggs - Houston

Jerry L

 

10th 2000

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Nick Stanko - Austin

Dee Crabtree - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Leah Linney - Austin

Davis Smuck - Austin

Dick Goss - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

David Bair - Austin

Kelly Hale - Austin

 

11th 2001

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Dee Crabtree - Austin

Dick Goss - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

Dave Bair/Greg Winker

Brenda C- Beaumont

Doug Watson - Fredricksburg

Sam Wiley - San Marcos

 

12th 2002

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Greg Winker - Austin

Sam Wiley/Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

 

13th 2003

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Greg Winker - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marco

Davis Smuck - Austin

Leah & Lowell Linney - Austin

Nick Stanko - Austin

Sam Wiley - San Marcos

Brian Critelli - Houston

Kevin Kalbak - Dallas

Jerry Holmes - Dallas

 

14th 2004

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Greg Winker - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

Lowell Linney - Austin

Nick Stanko - Austin

Kevin Kalbak - Plano

Jerry Holmes - Plano

Lance - Plano

Sam Edwards - Austin

Jeff and Steve Jones - Belton

Debbie Rice - Houston

Jimmy Bruce - Angleton

Bill Broker - HomeDepot

Dick Goss - Austin

Joe Calabnete(sp) Plano

Dave Folz - Plano (did not launch)

Nigel Quinn- Austin

 

15th 2005

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Leah & Lowell Linney - Austin

 

16th 2006

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

David Smuck - Austin

Adam Reinstein - Austin

Jeff Jones - Belton

 

17th 2007

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt/Leah Linney - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

Nick Stanko - Austin

Brett Miller - Austin

Dick Goss - Austin

Philip Bryant - Houston

Sam Wiley - San Marcos

Jerry Holmes - FtWorth

Cheri White - Austin

Bruce Lavorgna - Georgetown

Gary Sertich - Austin

 

18th 2008

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Fred Edmiston - San Marcos

Dick Goss - Austin

Jerry Holmes - FtWorth

Bruce Lavorgna - Georgetown

Dale Tibodeau - Houston

Ann Kirby - Houston

Cyndi - Austin

 

19th 2009

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Cheri White - Austin

Dale Tibodeau - Houston

 

20th 2010

Lloyd Cates - Austin

Joe Reynolds - Austin

Rusty Kaim - Austin

Phillip MacNutt - Austin

Bruce Lavorgne - Georgetown

Nick Stanko - Austin

Cheri White - Austin

Phillip Bryant - Houston

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21st 2011

22nd 2012

23rd 2013

24th 2014

25th

 

Balloons launching from the old Steiner Ranch homestead.
Photo by Lloyd Cates

 

Balloons launching from Mansfield Dam Park
Photo by Lloyd Cates