Gyro pilots in St. Louis?

MWM

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I'm going to be moving up to St. Louis here in the next week, and I was wondering, does anybody know of a gyro-friendly airport in the area?

I haven't flown in a while, and I'm still a novice, but I need to get back in the air!
 

Glenn_K

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There's a small aviation museum across the river in Illinois that I once visited. The gentleman there told me that on any nice Saturday you can find many experimental aircraft flying at the Creve Coeur Airport. I've never had the opportunity to visit there as yet. Might be worth a look.
 

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Michael, you might contact Greg Gremminger, the US distributor for Magni. His website says his training is based at Perry, MO. That might be a longer drive from St. Louis than you'd want to make every time you fly, but he may know of other options in the area.
 

MWM

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It looks like the Creve Coeur Airport is pretty close to where I live; I'll have to check them out once I'm over there.
Perry looks pretty far, but I'll probably drive up there to see it sometime if I get a chance.

Thanks guys.
 

MWM

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Have either of you heard of the Reimler International Ultralight Airport? I see it on the map, but I can't find any information about it.
 

Gyro28866

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Don't forget the

"Mount Vernon Fly-in" is "Sept 13-15th"

That is Mount Vernon, Illinois
This is the perfect facility to host a fly-in. Ya'll should try to come!!!
Hope to see some of the Lansing guys come down.
 

k413

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Welcome to Saint Louis. Creve Couer airport has several types of aircraft; from Waco biplanes, taildragger Cessna's, turbine powered experimentals, to an Avenger with folding wings. Unfortunately, I do not know of any gyroplanes at the airport. Saint Charles county airport has two Magnis, and a highly modified Bee in the hangers. The Magnis fly often, and the bee is getting a larger engine I think. Gregg is in Perryville MO which is about 1 1/2 hours from downtown Saint Louis, and is the Magni dealer for this area. To answer your original question, Saint Charles County airport is probably the airport that is most familiar with gyros.
 

Ghetto Wash

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Bob McDaniel is the airport director at St Louis Downtown Airport. He is a PPC pilot and accommodates PPC's at this busy airport. I'm certain he would allow a gyro regular use of the facility.

Give him a call - he seems like a nice guy. I don't know him personally, just know him from the PPC forum.
 

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I start a week from today. Have you done anything else to yours since I last saw it, Gary?
 
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