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Maine Powerchute Association
Here's the latest!
This has not been a great year for our fly-ins - too many weather issues. We have high hopes for a major turn-around with our next fly-in at Bowdoinham. This is a great venue for the whole family - our hosts the Bowkers are terrific, and we always have a good time there. Hope to see you the weekend of July 21st!
A whole new event is coming up for our annual Adventure Trip - we will start way up north at Ft. Kent, with George D. hosting us there and kicking off our trip to travel south for the rest of the week. The plan is to spend a couple of days at each location and end up at Deblois for the big finish. Hope you can make all or a part of the trip - it's always exciting!
On its way for July!
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MPA CODE OF CONDUCT: The MPA is a private social organization, and as such, reserves the right to deny membership to anyone who in the judgment of the club officers or the general membership acts in a manner inconsistent with club standards, or whose behavior or flying skills would be detrimental to the sport of powered parachute flying. Club standards include but are not limited to supporting each other in all club activities, not speaking ill of other club members, not engaging in activities that reflect badly on other powered parachute fliers, being considerate of others while flying, and in general conducting yourself in a manner appropriate for social activities among friends. Violators of such standards will have their membership dues refunded and will be removed from club rosters and activities.
Safety Jerry Sukeforth (207)691-3800
Public relations Aimee Gobel (207)461-2821
Treasurer Bonnie Davis Micue 273-2016
President John Gobel (207)852-7300
2017 Fly-in Schedule
Feb. 25 Limington winter lake-hopping - Gobel
Apr. 22Knox Co. - Owls Head - Sukeforth
May 6 Knox County - rescheduled (Sukeforth)
May 20Fryeburg A/P - Gobel
Jun. 10 Twitchell - Goulet
Jul. 1 Presque Isle (Paul C. field) - Paradis Jul. 22 Bowdoinham (Mark B. field) - Gobel
Aug 12-19 Adventure Trip - Dumond/Keene
Sep. 2 Bar Harbor - Keene
Sep. 16 Bingham - Sukeforth
Oct. 7 Berlin/Bethel, - Godbout/Autrey
Oct. 28Brunswick A/P - 1 day only event - Royal
Dec. 9 MPA Christmas party - Augusta - Gobel
Other Events (NON-MPA hosted) Feb. 25Sebago Lake fishing derby fly-over Mar. 18 Wiscasset A/P - Chili cookoff & Safety Meeting
Apr. 4-9 Sun 'n Fun (Lakeland, FL)
Jul 7-10 Yankee fly-in (Greenland, NH)
Jul. 24-30 EAA Airventure (Oshkosh, WI)
Aug. 19Biddeford Open House
NOTE: Name of COORDINATOR is next to each event
Date of events is listed for Saturdays, but MPA events start Friday afternoon and run through Sunday mid-day.