Saturday, January 14th
Our January Meeting will be on Saturday,
January 14th for Lunch at Oliver's
which is located at St Louis Downtown Airport
AKA Parks Airport (CPS).
Superb dining with a great view of the runway!
Our private room opens up at Noon with lunch ($18/person) being served at 12:30. It will be a casual gathering with no guest speaker (Special announcements will be permitted). Those of you who have other commitments on our regular Wednesday evening meeting - this is your chance to come to a meeting! The cutoff for reservations will be January 12th. We would like to see everyone there so make your reservations now! Making your reservations early should be your New Year's Resolution for 2006. Please, please call Jo Ann Johnsonr before January 12th at 314-965-1789 or Email RSVP@MoPilots.US so that we can give an accurate count to Oliver's.
If you are flying to CPS be sure to tell the tower you are going to Oliver's so you can park close to the restaurant.
If driving take I-64 and cross the Poplar Street Bridge and stay in the right lane; Exit CAHOKIA, Route 3 South; Go to third stoplight (Queeny Avenue) and turn left; Turn right on Nickell (for a short half-a-block); Turn right on Falling Springs Road; Turn left at the Airport sign onto Curtiss Steinberg Road; Go over the railroad overpass.
Sunday January 22nd
Our Fly-Out will be to SGF to visit the Bass Pro Shop & Museum.
Plan to arrive at SGF 1030-1045. We will get transportation to Bass Pro Shop where we will have lunch and browse around for a while, and then head back to the airport. Reservations are a MUST since we will need transportation from the airport.
Call or email Sue Smith at 636-274-3663 or Sue@MoPilots.US.
MACTS - The Midwest Aviation Conference and Trade Show (MACTS) will be held at the Busch Student Center of
Saint Louis University on January 7 & 8, 2006. MACTS will incorporate two local events, the St. Louis Super
Safety Seminar, and the Greater St. Louis Flight Instructors Flight Instructor Renewal Clinic (FIRC). National
and regional speakers will be making presentations on wide variety of aviation topics. Vendors of aviation products
and services will be present and Ms. Cathe Fish will be conducting a flying companion course for non-pilots who
want to know more about what's happening in the air.
Maps and information about the presentations can be found at www.macts.org. Flight instructors who have renewal dates through the end of April can attend the presentations for the sixteen hours of required training and renew their CFI certificate maintaining the same renewal date. Any flight instructor with a current certificate and a renewal date outside that range can renew early at the Conference, but will get a new renewal date of 31 January, 2008. There is a charge for flight instructors renewing their certificates at the Conference. For additional information go to: www.gslfia.com or call (314) 286-9905.
St Louis University
Anheiser-Bush Auditorium Use Laclede Parking Garage
3674 Lindell Avenue on Laclede Avenue west of Grand Avenue
St Louis, MO 63108
For Door-to-Door Driving Directions click here,
then the "from this location" button and fill in your home address.
Doors will open at 0800, with coffee and donuts being served.
Wings of Hope Needs You!
Wings of Hope is looking for experienced pilots to volunteer their time flying our St. Louis based free Medical Air Transport. This Cessna 206 is used to transport people to various specialized hospitals in the Midwest. If you are looking for a way to help those less fortunate, this unique opportunity is for you. For more information call Wings of Hope, 636-537-1302 or 800-448-9476, and ask for Doug Clements, Executive Director.
You can also visit their website by clicking on the picture above.