August 2006

August Gateway Meeting: Wednesday August 9th. at the Columns in St. Charles. We invite ALL MPA members and their guests to Please join us!

Our guest speaker will be John Bales, Deputy Director of Aviation at Spirit Airport (SUS). Mr. Bales will tell us about the new work going in progress on the north side of Spirit Airport, up dates on the upcoming St. Louis County Fair and Air Show Labor Day weekend, and inform us about the Aviation Business as related to the St. Louis area. And he will answer any questions you might have.

For dinner on the buffet: Fresh fruit tray, Minestrone, BBQ Pork Steaks, Crusted Pecan Baked Catfish, Oven Roasted Potatoes, Honey Glazed Carrots, Rolls & Butter, and Oreo Dream Bars. Dinner is $14.00 per person. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Serving begins at 6:30 p.m. The program starts at 7:30 p.m. with a short business meeting to follow. PLEASE phone your dinner reservations to JEAN MURRY (314-469-3541) by 3:00 p.m. on Monday August 7th. Please join us and bring a friend and receive a free 50/50 ticket.

SAFETY TIP

The love of flying sometimes makes us lose sight of the fact that we are in the risk management business and things like runway incursion, collision avoidance, fuel management, weather, airspace, TFR's, checklists, seem sometimes to be pushed to the back of our minds. It's up to all of us as GOOD PILOTS to remember our responsibility to make each flight as SAFE as possible for ourselves, our family, and the flying community. FLY SAFE...HAVE FUN from Rick & Gen.

The NEW LOGO hats and decals are available. They will be on the table at the dinner August 9th.

USPA fly-out to BRANSON is August 24th. to 27th. Lots to do and see. For more information call Arnold Zimmerman at (314-843-2766)

And don't forget to sign up new members for the chance to win a fun and exciting ride in the C-47. Flown by our own President BOB KRAEMER.


If you have any other events, please send me an email.

Thanks,
Bob Crandell

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