August 9th

Mark Your Calendar for August 9th. Not our usual meeting day but time for our Annual Barbecue and Picnic. This Saturday meeting will held at Washington Airport (MO6) from1100 to 1500 with food being served at 1230. Drive In or Fly In! A tasty lunch will be prepared for you by St Louis Chapter Members. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase. Wine & Beer for Drive-Ins only who should take EITHER I-44 to Exit 251; follow Highway 100 to SR-47, cross the bridge and take a right onto Airport Road; OR take SR-94 to SR-47 and go Left a short distance on SR-47. See the maps below.
See you there!

August 16th

Our August flyout will be for BBQ at We-B Smokin restaurant at Miami County Airport (K81).
Plan on an ETA of 1230 (1730Z). Please have anyone who is interested call Carol Weber at 636-458-2529 or email her at by the evening before so she knows how many to expect. Bring cash - credit cards not accepted.

August 23th

All aviation enthusiasts are invited to drive or fly-in. The 20,000 sq.ft. Zenith Aircraft kit production facilities will be open to the public for factory tours and Zenith's factory-demonstrator kit aircraft will be on display. Food & refreshments will be available on the field.

For more information on attending the Open House click on the picture or call Zenith Aircraft at (573) 581-9000 or the Mexico Memorial Airport at (573) 581-0162.

Labor Day Weekend

Volunteers are needed to help at the St Louis Fair & AirShow on Labor Day Weekend. Help is needed: Greeting AirShow Performers & Military, Assist with Rental Vehicles, Driving Shuttle Van, Helping in the Hospitality Room, etc. Sign up online at (preferred sign up method) or if you don't have internet access you can call Hubert Looney at 314-831-6336

September 13th

The Gateway Eagles of Missouri Tenth Anniversary Fly-In will be on Saturday, September 13, 2003, at the St. Louis Downtown Airport (CPS). There will be airplane rides for up to 100 pre-registered youth between the ages of eleven and seventeen. There will be static displays, flight simulators, food and drinks, and a paper airplane contest with prizes for youth ages ten and under. As in the past, MPA members are welcome to participate. For more information, see the website at: