Wednesday, October 5th

Our guest speaker for the October meeting will be Dennis Bampton of St. Charles Flying Service. As you know, St. Charles Flying Service has been relocated to St. Charles County Airport - Smartt Field after St. Charles Muni closed on June 30th. (the airport has been dismantled and turned into farm land.) Dennis has operated the FBO along with Flight School and maintenance operation for almost 40 years! He will share with us some of his experiences and insight since coming to St. Charles Flying Service. Plus the challenges of moving the operation to Smartt Field. Sounds interesting! Don't miss it!

Our meeting will be held at Sunset Lakes Banquet Center, 13366 W. Watson Road, Sappington, MO 63127. Our private room opens at 6 PM with dinner ($18 per person) being served at 7:00 PM.

The presentation will begin about 8:00 PM. Sunset Lakes Banquet Center can easily be found by taking I-270 to Gravois Road (MO Hwy 30) then west toward Fenton for approximately 2 miles, turn right onto West Watson Road and watch for the Sunset Lakes sign on the right side. We would love to have you join us!

For door-to-door driving directions
Click Here.

Please make your reservation by October 2nd.
Call Candy Stewart at 314-651-7097 OR....
Click the envelope to e-mail Candy

Come join us to see some old friends and meet some new ones!

Our November 3rd speaker will be Jim Morris, current President of the MPA.
Plan now to attend!

October 12, 2010

Sponsored by the St. Louis Chapter, MPA at
Lindbergh High School- 4900 S. Lindbergh (Hwy 61),
between I-270 & I-55
Click Here for a map
Time: 7-9 PM
Subjects: "Things Look Different in the Snow"
(Winter Operations)
"Oh CRAP! The GPS Just Quit!"
(Aeronautical Charts)
Speaker is Fred Harms, More information on the FAA web site.
We're planning to see YOU there!

St. Louis Chapter
October Fly-OUT or
Drive IN will be held on
October 23rd
Rain date October 24th

To: St. Charles Smartt Field (KSET)

We want to do a Farewell lunch at the
Fly Girls Restaurant, so meet there at 11:00 AM
(the restaurant is closing soon)

Call Hubert Looney for more information

More Flying Events and Opportunities:

Saturday, October 2nd
Aurora Municipal Airport Aurora, MO (2H2)
Serving Breakfast 8 AM - 11 AM
Lunch 11 AM - 3 PM
Fly In Pilots eat free!

Saturday, October 9th
Fifth Annual All MPA Picnic & Board of Directors Meeting
Rebel's Bluff Air Strip Bar-B-Que Lunch at 11 AM - $10 donation

Rebel's Bluff is a picturesque grass airstrip located 2 miles NNE of Mount Vernon Municipal Airport (2MO) and 2 1/2 miles west of the city of Mount Vernon. For more information check page 5 of your state MPA newsletter.

Saturday, October 9th, 2010
American Heroes Air Show - USA - St. Louis, MO
Spirit of ST. Louis Airport
9AM - 4 PM Free admission & parking

Saturday, October 16th
Fourth Annual Fall Poker Run - 8 Airports
(Mountain View, West Plains, Willow Springs, Houston,
Mountain Grove, Mansfield, Cabool & Ava)
Breakfast at Mountain View (MNF) until 10 AM
Potluck at Mountain View at 3 PM
For more information contact: Sharon Vaughan at 417-932-4700

And it's time once again to plan for the St. Louis Chapter's famous Ornament Party! The party will be held on November 17th at Gary & Jo Ann Johnson's home at 745 Josephine Ave, Glendale, MO 63122. Come at 6 PM and enjoy food and fellowship!

This year will be another fun & challenging evening creating our one of a kind, collectible as well as extraordinary Christmas ornament. This ornament will be given as table favors at the equally famous St. Louis Chapter Christmas Party on December 1st. YOU will want to be a part of both these events!

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