Friday 18th May 2018
Europa Fly-In: Petit Jean State Park, AR (KMPJ), May 18, 19, 20, 2018
A Europa Club North America Fly In and Europa 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held at Petit Jean State Park in central Arkansas, May 18-20.
Please save the date!
Petit Jean is a reasonable distance to fly from states in the southeast and south-central US. We‘ve purposely chosen this date to avoid the crowds after school is out for the summer and to take advantage of cool Spring temperatures.
The park offers a number of hiking trails of various difficulty and length, featuring waterfalls and overlooks. There is a lake for kayaking and fishing, and a swimming pool. Camping is available at the airport including shower facilities. The park has camping, cabins and lodge rooms (you can even rent a yurt!). The website for the park is: http://www.petitjeanstatepark.com/
.Airport info is at http://www.airnav.com/airport/KMPJ
There are a number of backcountry airstrips nearby that would be great fly outs, including Gastons (3M0), Trigger Gap (17A which may not be listed, but is 3 miles south of 4M1) and Byrds (51AR). There is a good article about this area
in the January 2018 AOPA Pilot magazine. Whether youre flying or driving, its a great opportunity to gather with other Europa owners / builders / enthusiasts. Hope you can join us!
For more information, contacts and next steps. Go to the Flying Events Section
Posted by Bob Hitchcock. Information from Jim Butcher. Americas@theeuropaclub.org