Wednesday, March 5th

ARCH Air Medical Service is a critical care air ambulance service providing coverage for Missouri, Illinois and the surrounding regions. As one of the first air medical operations in the United States, ARCH has been providing quality patient care since March of 1979.

ARCH Air Medical Service has completed more than 36,000 missions since being formed 24 years ago. Headquartered in St. Louis, ARCH’s state-of-the-art system includes a fully computerized dispatch center, the country’s largest single fleet of BK-117 medical helicopters and a federally certified maintenance facility. Each air medical flight is staffed with qualified registered nurses, paramedics or specialists responding from one of ARCH’s six bases located in Warrenton, Sullivan, Cape Girardeau, St. Louis, Sparta, Ill., and Litchfield, Ill.

Our private room opens up at 1800 with Dinner ($18/person) being served at 1900. Our guest speaker's presentation will be at 2000.

Please, please call Candy Stewart before February 29th at 314-314-651-7097 or send an eMail to Mar@MoPilots.US so that we can give an accurate count to Sunset Lakes Banquet Center.

Don't forget, we are now meeting at Sunset Lakes Banquet Center, 13366 W Watson Road, Sappington, MO 63127. For door-to-door driving directions Click Here.

Saturday, March 1st

The March flyout will be on Saturday, March 1st to Mattoon Coles County Memorial airport (MTO). Rain Date will be Sunday, March 2nd. Hopefully the weather will be good this time since we had to cancel the flyout in February. The restaurant on the field is Airport Steak House. They do accept credit cards and cash but no checks.

Please plan on your arrival by 11:30

Please let Sue Smith know if you will be joining us. Don't have wings? Sue will arrange for you to fly with one of our members. Either send her an eMail or call her at 636 274-3663.

Click this envelope to send an e-mail to Sue

State Aviation Day 2008

Eleven St. Louis Chapter members joined with the 150 attendees of the 2008 State Aviation Day, in Jefferson City, MO. After talking to their legislators, all enjoyed a reception at the Governor's Mansion. These pictures are from the Governor's Mansion Reception:
MPA President Billy Ray &
St Louis Chapter President Hubert Looney
Art Stewart, Gene Lane, Bill & Sue Smith

Looking for another Fly Out Opportunity?

Consider joining us at the United States Pilots Association Winter Fly Out
to Little Rock, Arkansas. March 13-16, 2008

USPA Members (and you are an associate member) will be staying at the
Marriott Courtyard Little Rock West, 10900 Financial Centre Park, Little Rock, AR 72211.
Call 1-800-321-2211 or 501-227-6000 Room rate is $89/night plus tax.

Airport: Adams Field Little Rock National Airport - FBO: Supermarine of Little Rock.
They are offering complementary tie downs & 50 cents per gall fuel discount.

Activities include an FAA Safety Seminar and Tours of both the Hawker Beechcraft finishing plant
and the Dassault Falcon Jet Service Center.

For registration and more information go to www.uspilots.org.

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