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Maine Powerchute Association
Here's the latest!
It's DONE! The highly intelligent Scheduling Committee finished its work after 3 days and nights in a smoke-filled room with no sleep but plenty of junk food. Results for 2018 are listed on the right.
Click here for a link to the 6 minute compilation of pictures from our fly-in that we showed at out Christmas party. The link to our 25 minute Highlight Video is to the left under "Annual Highlight Videos"
The February issue is in the oven - should be ready any time now! Because nothing is happening is not reason not to publish a Newsletter!
2017 Adventure trip
Best skill for a pilot?
PPCs can fly any airport
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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
2018 Fly-in Schedule
Mar 3 Greenville (Kelly's Landing) - Gobel
Mar 17 Wiscasset (Safety meeting) - Gobel
Apr 14 Bethel - Autrey
Apr 28 Brunswick - Royal
May 19Twitchell's A/P - Goulet
Jun 2 Berlin - Godbout
Jun 16 Limington A/P - Gobel
Jun 30 - Jul 7 Ft. Kent, Presque Isle - Dumond
Jul 21 Bowdoinham - Gobel
Aug 11 Deblois - Keene
Aug 18 Twitchell's (Balloon festival) - Goulet
Sep 1 Bar Harbor - Keene
Sep 15 Knox County A/P - J. Sukeforth
Sep 22Bingham - D. Sukeforth
Oct 6 Fryeburg - Goulet
Oct 27 Patten - Gobel
Dec. 8 MPA Christmas party - Augusta - Gobel
Other Events (NON-MPA hosted) Feb 24Sebago Lake fishing derby fly-over Mar 17Wiscasset A/P - Chili cookoff & Safety Meeting
Apr 10-15 Sun 'n Fun (Lakeland, FL)
Jul 8-11 Yankee fly-in (Greenland, NH)
Jul. 23-29 EAA Airventure (Oshkosh, WI)
Aug 18Biddeford 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.