Calendar of Events
Smartt Field
Open House and Pumpkin Drop
Movie Night
6pm - Potluck
7pm - Movie
General Meeting
Time: 10am
Christmas Party
St. Charles County Airport Terminal Building
General Meeting
Time: 10am
General Meeting
Time: 10am

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Chapter 32 meets the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Aviation Resource Center at St. Charles County Airport / Smartt Field (KSET).
General Meeting begins at 10am. Presentation following meeting.

Chapter Newsletters

October 2016 Newsletter




-- President's Corner
For Sale
-- Work at Home Opportunity
-- September Meeting Mintues
-- Safety Tip of the Month
-- Learning As We Go: "Look at all These Flight Reviews"
-- Movie of the Month: Hot Shots
-- Reservation form for Awards and Holiday Dinner Banquet

next meeting

Next Chapter 32 Meeting - Saturday, November 19, 2016

Place: Aviation Resource Center - 6410 Grafton Ferry Road, Portage des Sioux MO

Time: 10am


Read last month's Chapter Meeting Minutes


EAA Chapter 32 Awards and Holiday Dinner Banquet
When: Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time: TBA
Location: St. Charles County Airport Terminal Building
Cost: $30 per person
Speakers: "The Mercury 6" headed up by Robert Schepp.

Download the Reservation Form and mail it with your payment of $30 per person to the address on the form.


Movie Night at the ARC: Hot Shots
Saturday, October 29, 2016

Movie night at the Arc

From director JJ Abrahams, one of the minds behind the Airplane! and Naked Gunfilms, comes
another parody.This time around, Abrahams has his sights set on the action-adventure genre,
specifically Top Gun. Charlie Sheen stars as Topper Harley, a maverick air force pilot who constantly lives in the shadow of his father's legacy.Unableto handle the pressure, Harley has left the Air Force to live among a tribe of Native Americans. But when the United States seeks to destroy some Iraqi nuclear facilities, there's only one man for the job. After being coaxed back into service, Harley soon realizes that in addition to Saddam Hussein, he'll have to contend with a rival pilot, played by Cary Elwes, and a devious aerospace executive. Among the many films lampooned are Dances With Wolves, 9 1/2 Weeks, The Fabulous Baker Boys, and Gone With the Wind.

Release Date: 1991
Running time: 83 minutes


Potluck: 6pm
Movie: 7pm
Location: Aviation Resource Center

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First Flight of the Spirit of Aviation Flying Club LLC's RV-12

Video by John Huebbe:

Young Eagles

Young Eagles LogoYoung Eagle Rally: April 2017

Safety Briefing: 8:30am
Registration: 9am - Noon


The Young Eagles program will begin again next spring, tentatively April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, and October 14, 2017. Please check back in the spring to confirm these dates.

For more information, please visit:


Aviation Merit BadgeBoy Scout Aviation Merit Badge: April 2017

The Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge workshop will begin again next spring, tentatively April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, and October 14, 2017. Please check back in the spring to confirm these dates.


For more information about the Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge session and what is included, please visit:

Please contact with questions.

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Third Class Medical Reform is Now Law!

President signs FAA funding bill that include aeromedical reform. Read more details about it.


Chapter 32 Events

  • We are hoping to set up a fabric covering seminar or classes later this year. Due to material cost and preparation items we may have to charge a small fee to cover items such as frames to cover and materials. I would like to keep this no more than $20-$30 for members. It should include basic covering as well as rib stitching. Fellow chapter members will teach this. How many people would be interested? Please contact a chapter officer.
  • We have a number of members who are proficient at MIG and to some degree TIG welding. Please contact Don Doherty on helping with other members learning to weld.
  • Volunteers are needed to help grass cutting once a month. During active growing season the grass needs to be cut once a week. During the dry season this sometimes drops to every two to three weeks. Volunteers need to be checked out on the mower. Cutting time takes about 1.5-2 hrs. Right now we have 2 or three people and need a couple more that are reliable. I would like to spend some of my weekends flying instead of cutting the ARC grass. Please contact Don Doherty.

Upcoming Area Events

Smartt Field Open House / Pumpkin Drop
Saturday, October 29
10am - 6pm

See webpage for more information.

If you know of any aviation related up-coming events, please email the details to and

Member's Projects

We need some new pictures of Member's Projects. Even if you haven't completed a whole lot on your project, send some new pictures to


The updated Membership Roster is now available on the Member's Only web page. Please check out your information, especially your phone or email address. If you need to make a correction, please contact Jim Bower at and he will correct that in the database for the next printing.

for sale



4 Acre Lot with Hanger For Sale
Troy Airpark (02MO)

Hangar For Sale

  • 2500 square foot hanger with 40 by 10 overhead door
  • Hangar includes living quarters which will easily convert to an office / workshop
  • Kitchen with pantry
  • Custom bath
  • Professional grade epoxy floor with in-floor drainage
  • Construction ready homesite with developed pad
  • Lot located on paved taxiway
  • 600 Foot water well with abundant clear water
  • Septic system installed which will accommodate your new home as well as the hangar
  • 2200 Foot well-maintained, lighted runways - both paved and grass strips

Contact William and Susan Barnes or see flyer for more details.



For Sale
Cessna 172H


Contact Richard Jimenez - 636-528-4967

  • Dierbergs and Shop N Save Certificates - See Ron Burnett
    Buy them at face value, cash them in at face value, chapter receives up to 4% back.
new members

Chapter 32 meets the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Aviation Resource Center at St. Charles County Airport / Smartt Field (KSET). General Meeting at 10am and presentation to follow. (Except July and December)

If you are a new member, check out the New Members section, for meeting information, membership application, link to join EAA national, and more. The Membership Committee will be contacting you to give you Membership Packet and Chapter 32 T-Shirt.

Sign up at Yahoo! Groups to find out the latest information about Chapter 32 events, happenings or good old fashion hanger flying! It's free.



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