The Australian Meteorological Association, AMETA  Inc, is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 1969 to foster interest in, and advance the knowledge of, meteorology and related sciences.  Membership is open to anyone with an interest in meteorology or oceanography  and related disciplines. Regular meetings are held to inform members and promote community understanding of meteorological and related science and services. We welcome any ideas that members or any other interested people might have on what should be included on this site - email your suggestions to webmaster@ameta.org.au. Subject: Meteorology and Aviation Speakers: Martin Crowe & Beth Walton (both ex-BOM weather forecasters) When: Tuesday 15 October 2019 - 6:00PM until about 7:30PM Where: Level 4, Optus Building NW corner of South Tce & King William St Adelaide Contact:     The Secretary, AMETA                    PO Box 421                    Kent Town SA 5071. Phone:        8366 2664 There is a lot going on behind the scenes to keep you safe when you hop on an airplane flight. This talk will look at some of the meteorological understanding used by pilots and traffic control to ensure safe flights. *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   * AMetA Members please note that the October AMetA Meeting will include our Annual General Meeting. Several Committee positions (including President and Treasurer) will not be contested by the current incumbents, so there will be opportunities to join in at various levels. *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   * The 20th August 2019 AMetA meeting was held at Flinders University (City Campus) in conjunction with AMOS. Darren Ray first discussed some of the important drivers of our weather systems, followed by Jochen Kaempf and Beth Walton who introduced some of the current thinking on climate change. John Nairn then Chaired a panel discussion in which the above speakers responded to questions from the audience. A fuller report on this well- attended talk is included in the October Newsletter.