All Mooneys welcome!
April 27th, 2013, KERV, Kerrville, Texas Airport Day!
This is an event put on by the Kerrville Visitor's and Convention Bureau to help promote the airport. That is just our cup of tea for a Mooney Ambassador. Come for the Day or stay the weekend! MAPA will be there and many of your Mooney friends. Bar-B-Que Lunch hosted by Joe Kennedy of Kerrville Aviation. Under Wing Camping allowed. Free Transportation to Hotels Available. Registration on the Kerrville Convention & Visitors Bureau website: www.kerrvilletexascvb.com/
Lodging Information 1-800-221-7958 KERV: Home of Mooney Airplane Company!
Point Person: Bucko Strehlow
May 10-11, 2013 L52 Oceano Airport Celebration Beach Burger Fry and Dance
Friday May 11th: Beach Burger Fry and Dance Come and join us at Oceano Airport for a Burger Fry and dance to the San Luis Jazz Band. Stay the night camping at the airport, or enjoying one of our local hotels. Pacific Plaza Resort is offering a $65 King suite which sleeps 4. [www.pacificplazaresort.com/ for more.] $10 for hayrides, dinner and dance. 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Saturday May 12th: Oceano Airport Celebration Day 2013. A Salute to Veterans. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Free admission. Fuel discount. Lions Club pancake breakfast, static displays, emergency responder displays. 12:00 opening ceremonies and veterans recognition 12:30 Lunch served by the EAA Weanie Wagon and Oceano Elks Lodge. Live big band music: Central City Swing Band. 2:00: raffle. Free Children's activities. Family fun. We are collecting care package items for our soldiers who are serving in foreign countries. Please bring: DVDs, black socks, baby wipes, beef jerky, toiletries or hard candies to donate. Point Person: Mitch Latting.
June 2013, Porterville Air Faire, Porterville CA KPVT. Camping on field, static displays. Try your skill at flour bombing and spot landing. Come join the fun. We usually camp Friday and Saturday nights. Point Person: Ed Mandibles.
June 15-16, 2013 Indianapolis Air Show. Details to follow on our third appearance at the Indy Airshow. This show draws up to 150,000 attendees.
June 22-23, 2013, Mooney Maintenance Seminar with Jerry Manthey, ArtCraft Paint, Santa Maria, CA: Master Mechanic and Mooney Legend, Jerry Manthey $199.00 per person includes the seminar, Jerry's maintenance manual,and lunch. Come learn from the best. ArtCraft Paint, our host, will offer a presentation on Mooney painting and will raffle a free detail. Not a member of MAPA? You should be! $243.50 is the non-MAPA price and includes a year membership.
We must have 30 students signed up and paid by May 22nd or the class will be cancelled. For registration: http://mooneypilots.com/
Should be a great weekend on the Central Coast of California. We are so pleased that Jerry offered to do this for us.
July 13-14th Father's Day Fly-In, Columbia California, O22. Columbia is a quaint gold-mining town in the foothills of the Sierras. The Father's Day Fly-In just can't be beat. There is an aircraft only campground complete with hot showers and electricity near the grass runway. Boy Scouts provide a great pancake breakfast in the campground. Free shuttles across the runways. Static displays, emergency responder demonstrations. Flour Bombing and Spot Landing contests. (Mooney pilots have a long history of winning these!) The Mooney Ambasadors are one of the only service groups with two or three display airplanes. Last year, we had 100 degrees and the Moo-Pool was a big hit. Come join the fun. Point Person: Jolie Lucas
August 24-26th, 2012 KTVL South Lake Tahoe, Lake in the Sky Airshow
Join us at Lake Tahoe in 2013 for the 24th year celebration of America's High Altitude Air Show. The Mooney Ambassadors are the only type club that has specifically been invited by the event administration for the past several years. We had 22 airplanes in 2009, 14 in 2010, 24 in 2011 18 in 2012. how many are coming in 2013? Friday night dinner is a salute to Veterans who have served or are serving our country. Saturday is the big day, and we expect upwards of 11,000 visitors. There is an opportunity for six Mooney Ambassadors to take place in the air show by doing high-speed passes. We typically get a nice hotel rate and car rental rate for this event. Point Persons: Michael Golden and Jolie Lucas