Chapter 1117

Experimental Aircraft Association Greeley, CO

Meeting Minutes

May 2019 Minutes

Posted on June 15, 2019 at 11:10 AM

A regular meeting of EAA Chapter 1117 was held on May 18th, 2019 and the minutes are as follows:


The meeting was presided by President Jim Zarlengo. Guests were Cooper Anderson, Brock Ramirez, and Betty Hinze. Airport Director Cooper Anderson briefed the club on the layout of parking airplanes, and associated considerations, for the June 29th Airport Day/Learn to Fly Day. Final details are being worked out to have a military C-130 aircraft from Cheyenne present. Several static display aircraft, including a Beech model 18, will be present on the main ramp, with businesses representatives on the east side of the ramp. National Guard personnel will be present as security. A couple of food trucks will be available for purchasing food. The club will have one more regular meeting on June 15th for final coordinating. The Airport Day is considered to be an add on to the Learn to Fly Day.


Lee gave a treasurer’s report: there is a total in both of our accounts of $7737.33


Old business: Truman S. read the minutes of the last meeting of April 20th. The minutes were accepted by the membership without changes.


EAA Chapter 515 of FNL desires pilots and airplanes to assist them in a Young Eagles Day on June 8th. Those interest can contact Bill Snodgrass, President. at They assisted us in flying Young Eagles on May 4th.


New business: On behalf of the club, Jim Z. presented a certificate of appreciation to Mark Hinze for his early efforts in organizing, and applying for, the EAA Chapter 1117 charter. The chapter was then organized on Aug. 24th, of 1995. Mark gave a brief history of the club since then.


Tom Boos briefed on our scholarship program progress. There are four excellent club scholarship applicants. The winner will be announced on the June 29th Airport Day/Learn to Fly Day.


The scholarship committee will meet directly after the regular meeting. The VMC/IMC club meeting will be scheduled later in the summer. An Airventure poster was passed around for everyone’s review. Everyone is encouraged read the emailed Chapter Grams, esp. as there is feedback to EAA national that they are, in fact, being read. Jim Z. mentioned that he will be giving two lectures at the museum during Airventure, Oshkosh. His subjects will be: Hypersonic missiles and Submarines. 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:30.


Truman S. Secy.

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