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

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

EAA 1929 Ford Trimotor Due to Arrive Tomorrow at St. Louis Downtown Airport

(Mike Burke Illustration)


September 22nd to 25th - Flights from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

After twelve years in the EAA’s historic restoration program, this fabulous aircraft will be flying from St. Louis Downtown Airport’s Hanger 2, 2300 Vector Dr. in Cahokia, 62206.  With only 9 seats, each with a window, you’ll be taking a scenic flight in the world’s first successful airliner. A rare opportunity to see the Gateway Arch and St. Louis while flying low & slow, just $70 per trip.


From I-255 - Take Mousette Lane, Exit 15. Go West, Mousette becomes Sauget Industrial Pkwy and then becomes Vector Drive at Curtis Steinberg Dr. Intersection

From Poplar Street Bridge - Take IL Rt. 3, follow signs to airport, turn right on Vector Dr. after crossing overpass.

The Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum Will Be Open For Tours and Dance Under the Stars on the Tarmac to the Sound of BIG BOSS BLUES BAND, Celebrating a By-Gone Era.

Saturday • 6PM to 10PM - Admission $10 Donation Plus Food & Beverage
Proceeds benefit museum

Activities For the Entire Family!

Museum Tours • Book Signings, Flight Simulator for Kids, Food & Beverages,
Sunday Car Show


To book your flight in advance, visit  Walkups welcome!

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