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The Autumn Aloft Hot Air Balloon Festival is back weekend for its third flight in Park City, with 24 balloonists invited to participate.

The main launch took place Saturday morning, with an encore set for Sunday at 8 a.m. at the North 40 Fields.

"Park City is a fantastic place to balloon," Mike Bauwens, Autumn Aloft balloonmeister, said in a news release. "The balloon community has always enjoyed the Autumn Aloft event. The festival continues to attract many top pilots to the Park City event."

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