Greetings from The Aero Experience Team


The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Monday, August 15, 2011

Airship Ventures Zeppelin Eureka Arrives at St. Louis Downtown Airport

Airship Ventures Zeppelin "Eureka" arrived at St. Louis Downtown Airport mobile mooring station around 4:45pm today following the assembling of the ground crew.  Local aviation enthusiasts, airport staff and news media gathered to view the airship as it gently touched down in a field beyond historic Curtiss-Wright Hangars One and Two near the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum.  The Zeppelin, sponsored by Farmer's Insurance, will be at the airport through August, and rides can be purchased by visiting  Here are some views of the approach and landing.


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