|Posted on October 25, 2019 at 12:30 AM|
EAA Chapter 1117
A regular meeting of EAA Chapter 1117 was held on September 21, 2019 at 9:15AM.
The meeting was presided by President Jim Zarlengo. Guests included John and Rebecca Hissem.
Minutes are as follows:
Frank Whiteley reported on the Perlan project, a project in which funds are raised to build a custom glider to set new altitude records. The current goal is 100,000 feet msl. To achieve these great altitudes, the Perlan team rides the Patagonia wave above the Andes mountains.
Meeting minutes from the last meeting were read and approved without changes.
Treasurer report by Lee. Current balance this month is $8,519.34
John Hoecher, the 2019 EAA 1117 scholarship recipient, gave an update to the group about his current flight training standing.
Discussion was held about the Rays scholarship and the ten scholarship recognition program categories and improvement in each.
Ron indicated via email that Cooper Anderson (the head of the airport board) has heard from Aims about LTF day 2020.
Aims is interested in sponsoring next year.
Also, Jim from the car club wants LTF information for 2020.
Further discussion with Aims should prove to help make next year’s LTF day more organized.
The public’s expectations need to be addressed.
About 30 people can be flown per hour.
Wait times need to be quoted to people more often.
No bathrooms in secured area etc.
A Young Eagles Day is planned for October 5th with 2-4 planes planned.
The VMC/IMC club will meet on October 10th.
Jim Z. wants to confirm that everyone has his correct phone number. His current phone number is 303-910-2568.
The Barnstormer restaurant has officially reopened.
Discussion was held about starting meetings at 9:30am rather than at 9:00 a.m.. A motion was made, with a second, and passed with majority vote. Meetings will now be on every third Saturday (as always) except meetings will now start at 9:30 a.m..
The meeting was adjourned at 10:56 a.m.
-John C. Hoecher, Stand in Secretary