Yearly Archives: 2013

18 posts

1st Annual Christmas Party

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society held it’s first annual Christmas party on an icy December 8th, 2013 at our usual meeting spot at Creve Coeur Airport. The halls were decked with decorations, music, videos, and a catered dinner as members enjoyed the final meet-up of 2013. We wish everyone a safe and wonderful New Year, and get ready for an amazing 2014!  

November Meeting- Sabreliner’s 50th Anniversary!

Numerous aviation historians, enthusiasts, and former/current Sabreliner employees joined us on Thursday November the 21st for a celebration and presentation on the Sabreliner’s 50th anniversary. The night included various announcements, tables full of company memorabilia, a custom cake, and a very intriguing presentation/video by former employee Doug Allen. Although parts of the plane were assembled in California, the people of St. Louis and Perryville put the plane into the skies. Sabreliner […]

Blue Angels Course at St. Louis Community College

Check out photos from MOAVHIST member Joe Gurney’s community education class on the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The two hour course was taught at the St. Louis Community College- Meramec campus and featured a variety of stunning photos, videos, and handouts for all participants. Gurney began the class with a 40 minute history and overview of the Blue Angels significance before handing it to the special guest of the night, Bill […]

October Meeting- Fall Movie Night!

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society held their monthly meeting on October 17th, 2013. The meeting featured brief announcements, a viewing of MOAVHIST member Joe Gurney’s ride in the ‘Despicable Blimp’, fresh popcorn, a cake for President Dan O’Hara’s birthday, and finally a showing of the 1953 movie “Island in the Sky” starring John Wayne. As always, special thanks to Creve Couer Airport and Vice President Albert Stix’s efforts with the popcorn […]

September Meeting- The Monocoupe

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society met on Thursday, September 19th at it’s usual meeting spot- Creve Coeur Airport. This month’s meeting featured a low-key and relaxing presentation by Vice President Albert Stix Jr. on the history and local significance on the Monocoupe. Images, rare video (that was mysteriously dropped off at the airport years ago), and a live viewing of an actual Monocoupe rounded off the presentation. The Monocoupe on display […]