OctoberSun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore6th

AFSS Secrets Revealed. Forget about the secret handshake! Throw away that magic FAA decoder ring! We've got the inside scoop about getting the best preflight briefing your government dollars can buy from Sam Walley, Air Traffic Control Specialists with the St. Louis automated Flight Service Station. With 30 years of flight experience, a Commercial Pilot certificate with single and multiengine, Flight Instructor Instrument ratings, 15 years with the FAA as a Weather Briefer, Controller in the St. Louis tower and TRACON and as Aviation Education Counselor, Sam has gained a terrific amount of insight on how to get the system to work for you. Come hear Sam share with us how to get the most out of all the services AFSS has to offer.

Join us at the Greenbriar Country Club, 12665 Big Bend Boulevard. Social hour is 6:00 PM, dinner at 7:00 PM and Sam will give his presentation at 8:00 PM. Dinner Reservations must be received by October 4th at Noon. For Reservations call Ron at 636-530-7651 or Barbara at 636-391-2668.

October 9th

Fall Wine Tour: Take in the fall colors, sample Missouri vintages and enjoy lunch at former MAC F-18 test pilot Alan Fraser's Das Weisse Haus restaurant in Augusta on the first annual MPA Fall Wine Tour. Too late to sign up. Here is a picture of the folks that went:

October 9th
Brian Weiler MoDOT's
Director of Aviation

Help us celebrate MO's newest airport:
Warsaw (56M). Join us at the Grand Opening.
1000 to 1400
Military Fly-by, Static Displays, Plane Rides.

October 14-17th

Phil Boyer at Branson: MPA AirTour & USPA Quarterly Meeting in Branson with Phil Boyer of AOPA as our guest speaker at the Saturday Night Banquet. For details see the link at the bottom of this page.

October 19th

Safety Seminar: The St. Louis Chapter will host it's annual FAA Safety Seminar at Lindbergh High School, 4900 S. Lindbergh. Fred Harms will again present one of his infamous safety seminars starting at 1900. Subject matter will be Night Operations, Disorientation and Vertigo. Look for more info in the FAA mailer. Need directions? There is a link to a map of South Lindbergh at the bottom of this page. Or you can call our Safety Chairman Art at 314-842-1720 or send an Email asking for directions from your location:

NOTICE: Please check the address label on the October Meeting Notice that was mailed to you. The number in front of your name is your renewal date. If the date is 0999 please renew your membership now. If the date is prior to 0999, you will be taken off our membership list if you do not renew. Also, please include the name of your spouse when you renew. The fee is the same but it gives MPA the advantage of having a larger number of members. Thank you.

December 1st

Annual Christmas Holiday Party: It isn't that far away. Mark your calendar for our fabulous, annual Christmas Holiday Party on December 1. Start the season with your MPA friends.

"Plane Cookin" Cookbook: Remember to give Flo Wyatt your favorite recipes or e-mail them to Donna:
for our cookbook which we will be offering for Christmas presents.

Canned Goods: Bring canned goods or personal items to the meeting to be donated to the Sisters of Charity Food Pantry in Normandy. A collection box will be at the registration table for the items.

Map for Safety Seminar

Phil Boyer at Branson

"May Day"