Wednesday, February 2nd

Please join us on Wednesday, February 2nd at the Greenbriar Country Club, 12665 Big Bend Road. Nelda Lee will be the featured speaker. The title of her presentation is "Mom, I think I'll be an Engineer".

Nelda Lee has a long and distinguished career in aviation. As a level 2 Manager for test and Evaluation for the Boeing Company, she is responsible for flight and ground test engineering for the four military aircraft that are manufactured in St. Louis. In addition to her career with The Boeing Company, Nelda also enjoys aviation as a pastime and hobby. She is a licensed commercial pilot with instrument, multi-engine, and helicopter ratings. She has flown in several Transcontinental Air Races. She is a member of The Ninety-Nines, International Women Pilots, and previously served as Governor for a 9-state area. Currently she is serving on the board of trustees for the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum. She is also a member of The Whirly-Girls, International Women Helicopter Pilots, and is Whirly-Girl #247. She previously served as International President and was recipient of the 10th Annual Doris Mullen Whirly-Girls scholarship in 1977. Nelda is charter member #15 of Women in Aviation International and currently serves on the Board of Directors. She is a member of the Society of Flight Test Engineers and the Auburn Alumni Association and has previously served both St. Louis chapters as President. Nelda has been featured in several articles and books and most recently in American Women of Flight: Pilots and Pioneers by Henry M. Holden.

Nelda's presentation is certain to be exciting and informative so don't miss it! Social hour (cash bar) begins at 1800; dinner ($16.00) is at 1900. Seating is limited so reservations are required. Please contact Mark Weber by email RSVP@MoPilots.US or phone 636-458-2529 no later than Monday January 31st if you plan to attend.

{Have a present you don't know what to do with it? Bring it to the Meeting
and donate it to our 50/50. You'll get 3 free tickets for each item donated.}

February 5th

Super Safety Seminar

This years Super Safety Seminar will include expert speakers discussing many of the issues all pilots should know about or be aware of in todays flying environment.

Topics will include SpaceShip One/Aerodynamics, Airport Operations (LAHSO), Collision Avoidance, Glass Cockpits, Complex and High Performance Aircraft and Weather Analysis & Decision Making.

Flight instructors attending to renew their authorization will have to attend a second day to fulfill the requirements of the FAA approved course of renewal instruction. The Super Safety Seminar is open to everybody interested in aviation.

St Louis University
Cook Hall
Anheiser-Bush Auditorium
3674 Lindell Avenue
St Louis, MO 63108

Use Laclede Parking Garage (free) on Laclede Avenue west of Grand Avenue
Directions to Cook Hall:
Exit the parking garage at the West End. Cross Laclede Avenue and enter the University at the Sprint Avenue Gate. Follow the walkway North past the Clock Tower. Cook Hall will be on the right side. Enter the building and take the stairs to the Lower Level.

For Door-to-Door Driving Directions click here,
then fill in your starting address and click "get directions"..

Doors will open at 0800, with coffee and donuts being served.

February 26th

Drive-Out to Gateway TRACON (Terminal Radar Approach Control).

Wonder what it looks like from the other side of your transponder while on approach? Join us for a tour of the Gateway TRACON on February 26th at 0900. The Gateway TRACON is in the Missouri Research Park in Weldon Springs just across the river from SUS on the South side of I-64. Go Left at the Highway 94 Exit a short distance across I-64 and left onto Missouri Research Park Drive which is just past the entrance to I-64 going back east. Missouri Research Park Court is about ½ mile on your left.

Click Here for door-to-door Driving Directions

Please contact Jaime Dant at 314-352-3983 or jaimed@yahoo.com by Feb 21st.
The guard at the gate must have your name on his list; you will also be required to show a photo ID.