Dr James Heins will address the topic of "Flying with Diabetes", and information packed hour that is
sure to provide hope for pilots who have lost their medical due to the diagnosis of diabetes. Many pilots have
been disheartened in the past when the diagnosis of diabetes ended their flying career. But now, things have changed.
Dr Heins will educate those of us or our friends who may be facing this threat. Dr Heins is not only a Professor
of Clinical Medicine at Washington University but is also an active Aviation Medical Examiner, he is an endocrinologist
(look it up or come to the meeting) and a consultant to the FAA, eminetly qualified to bring us up to date on "Flying
Our meetings are not restricted to Missouri Pilots Association members. All friends of General Aviation are welcome
to attend. We meet at the Greenbriar Country Club, 12665 Big Bend Boulevard, just west of I-270. Members and friends
start gathering around 1800; dinner is promptly served at 1900 and Dr Heins will give his presentation at 2000.
If unable to attend dinner, feel free to join us around 2000 while we finishing desert. Dinner reservations are
a must. Please call Barbara Lane at 391-2668 to make your dinner reservation. Thank you.
Annual "Shop 'til You Drop" flyout to the malls at the Lake of the Ozarks. Dale will be there with his
new MotorHome to meet us and bring back any packages that will put your aircraft over gross.
We will meet at JetCorp at SUS around 0830 for a last look at the weather before departing. If the weather is not
friendly we will do something local.
For additional information and/or to sign up for the fly-out call Jerry Aronberg at 727-3832.
Shafer Metro-East Airport.
Why Good Pilots Make Bad Mistakes
Communications and Resource Management
1900 to 2100
Don't forget to check out this Month's Safety Newsletter.
And a big thanks to our friends who came to our Safety Seminar last month and an especially
big thanks to Fred Harms of the St Louis FSDO for a great presentation.