|Posted on November 24, 2015 at 9:30 AM|
A regular meeting of EAA Chapter 1117 was held on Nov. 21st. President Ron Bland presided.
A brochure was presented that discusses EAA expectations for pilots flying Young Eagles. This brochure is well written and is available in the club library. See Ed for availability.
Orders for the 2016 EAA calendars were taken. Lee will order them, plus a few extra for others that may want them.
All club officers have agreed to remain in their present positions for 2016, therefore no new elections were required. A motion was entered to accept the present officers. It was seconded and voted on with all present in agreement.
A treasurer's report was taken. A check for 2000.00 was received for the recent sale of the club's Sonerai aircraft. Adding this and 870.24 in our Pay Pal account to the 6701.23 in the general fund makes a total of 9571.47. Selling the other partial Sonerai kit was discussed.
The annual Christmas dinner (belated) will be either on January 9th or the 10th. A special e-mail announcement about this event will be put out shortly. It is planned to be at the Cattleman's Restaurant.
There will be a regular meeting of Chapter 1117 on on December 19th.
A partially complete RV-12 project is for sale from an individual. it is offered at a bargain price. Anyone interested can find out the details from Darrel Dilley. Tell your friends about this excellent project aircraft.
A state tax exemption for the Chapter was discussed. Ed is checking on getting this.
Ed reminded us that a collection of aviation videos/movies is available for anyone in the club to check out. The possibility of giving these to Aims Flight School was discussed. More on this at a later date.
Tom Boos gave a brief on the success of the October "So, You Want to be a Pilot" workshop and Young Eagles flights. He thanked everyone that assisted in this, and he reported that it was well received by the students. The pilots enjoyed sharing with these young people as well.
The summer EAA young person's, workshops at Oshkosh were discussed. A motion was entered for the Chapter 1117 to offer a scholarship of $1000.00 to one young person, high school junior or senior, to attend one of the offered workshops. It was seconded, and voted on with all present in favor. More on this later.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:00.