Our Filk guest, Mitchell Burnside Clapp is a man of many talents. Not only is he one ot the best of Filk authors he is a graduate USAF Test Pilot school who heads his own Aerospace launch company. His Rocket Plane is due to be launched from the Oklahoma Spaceport in about two years.

Mitchell is the author of a number of Filk Songs including "Red Star, Rising,", "Falling Down on New Jersey," and "Hangar My Heart”. He was Winner of the 1990 the Pegasus award as Best Filk Performer. He has been a past GoH at both LepreCon and CopperCon. His wife, T.J., is also a well-known and award-winning Filker. When he was Filk guest in Phoenix last he won the auction for the privilege of being a character and dying
in "War of Honor" by David Weber.

He “holds a Master's degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has flown more than 40 different types of military and civilian aircraft and is the only person outside McDonnell-Douglas trained to fly the DC-X single stage research
demonstration vehicle. He is the author of numerous technical papers on various subjects in the space transportation realm.” (This paragraph quoted from the Rocketplane Ltd., Inc. publicity material)

Mitchell will be at the Filk Circle at 9:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, will have a concert on Saturday afternoon and will be on a Filk Panel and several Science Panels.

Aproximate Filk Schedule
7:00 Meet the GOHs
8:30 Filk circle gathers
9:00 Filk Circle

1:00 Filk Concert
9:00 Filk Circle

1:00 Jam in the Filk room or some similar activity
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