Our Annual June Picnic will be held at Kilroy's Restaurant (Smartt Field) on 6-13-07. Dinner will be served at 6:00 PM. Lori will be preparing Fried Chicken, Baked Chicken, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, a Veggie Tray and her wonderful Homemade Cobbler, all for $12.00 per person. Coffee, tea and soda are also included. Please call Jean Murry at 314-469-3541 by 6-11-07 with your reservation and your chicken preference, fried or baked.
Rick and Gen will be entertaining us with their great musical talents.
The Gateway Chapter was well represented in Jefferson City on 4-25-07 for the first ever State Aviation Day. It was a success. Talk is that this will be come an annual event. Thanks for your support.
Reminder: The membership drive is coming to a close this month. Wouldn't you like to ride with Captain Bob? There is still time to sign up new members.
The State Convention in St. Joe is drawing near. Since we all tend to procrastinate, now is the time to make your reservation and sign up for the meeting on 6-23 & 6-24.
Three things that pilots do each year on a regular basis are: run out of fuel, VFR into IMC and loss of directional control on landing. Review the learning procedure for your aircraft and time in the tanks. IE: gallons per hour. Remember VFR minimums, the trip should not be important enough to die for. If you are uncomfortable with crosswinds, get your favorite instructor to help hone your skills.
The following were elected by acclamation at the May Meeting:
President: Bob Kraemer
VP: Donna Crandell
Treasurer: Libby Yunger
Newsletter Editor & Secretary: Florence Wyatt
Dr. Bill Sill