Welcome! Join us in one of the most exhilirating and unique forms of flying - roaming the skies in a powered parachute.
Maine Powerchute Association
Here's the latest!
The Scheduling Committee will be meeting by the end of the month to finalize our exciting flying events schedule for the coming year.
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
Thanks for visiting our site. Please contact any member from the Member Contacts Link for more information.
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 (postponed)
Sep. 16 Bingham - Sukeforth
Oct. 7 Bar Harbor (rescheduled) - Keene
Oct 21 Bethel - 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.