|By Carmelo Turdo|
Fair St. Louis Air Show, July 2013
Patrick McAlee flew his Pitts S-1S the Blue Demon in the Midwest's largest airshow over the Mississippi River along with top national performers. The St. Louis native gave a top-notch performance and interacted with the crowds at St. Louis Downtown Airport.
Midwest Airport Fun Days, June 2014
Patrick McAlee was the aerobatic pilot representative at the 2014 Midwest Airport Fun Days held at the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum at St. Louis Downtown Airport. He flew low smoke passes over the runway for the crowd and signed autographs near the Blue Demon at the museum.
Higher Education Channel TV Special, October 2014
Patrick McAlee participated in the HEC-TV Special, "Explore! Flying," representing both commercial and aerobatic flying. He participated in a live discussion in the St. Louis studio and provided background materials to illustrate his flight experience. See his segment at the link above.
Pre-Season Practice and Photo Session at Washington, MO Airport, March 2015
The Aero Experience spent a few days at Washington, MO Regional Airport, Patrick McAlee's home base, to get some pre-season promotional material. While mostly cloudy, we did get some unique views of Patrick and the Blue Demon.
Interview for Fly Now! The Movie at Washington, MO Regional Airport, March 2015
Patrick McAlee is featured in Fly Now! The Movie, released in December 2015. His segment included the interview pictured here and video from airshows and practice sessions. The link above shows the segment and movie ordering information.
Airport Day for Alec Ingram, Pediatric Cancer Patient's First Flight and Tour, October 2016
Patrick McAlee contributed to a special flight experience for a local pediatric cancer patient, Alec Ingram, and his family at Washington, MO Regional Airport. Alec received his first flight with the airport manager, a tour of the open hangars and a series of low smoke passes by Patrick. Alec also received an ExtremeFlight T-shirt and autographs. See the link above for details of the story.
The Aero Experience will soon rejoin Patrick McAlee during the winter aircraft preparation time before the 2017 season begins. Check back often for our coverage of Patrick McAlee Airshows - ExtremeFlight throughout the coming year.