26 Members present
OF MINUTES: POSTED ON
Comments. Minutes seconded and approved
51 members paid to date
down ~14 members from last year of which ~1/2 are definitely
not returning mostly because of health issues.
will be following up with each to encourage continued
membership. We plan on having a more in-depth discussion on
membership/dues and budget next month.
let me leave you with one thought….We need new members and
we should all be advocates to attract new folks
Ivey will Print 2019 Membership cards.
suggested we might advertise our club in the Patch.
Bob Cucci as a new member. Bob is an experienced
flyer and recently relocated from New Jersey.
is in good shape, nice and smooth with the stripes still
careful of parking on the far side, ground will get very
smooth when it warms up and you will get stuck.
lot is an issue in light of recent rain and warm weather.
Bob Milanese suggested we might need a load of gravel this
lieu of these facts the club President has CLOSED THE FLYING
FIELD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
talked about the club doing its own mowing using FLYRC members.
There was a good response to the request for volunteers.
Mike will be sending email requests. Weed whacking will
also be discussed.
was suggested morning cutting not good because of the grass
ahead to the coming warm weather, Spring Field day will be
~mid-April, depending on the weather
Grant…reimburse up to 10% for approved project.
will apply for an AMA grant to help with the purchase of a
mower and storage facility.
AND SAFETY: Rich
is working with his committee to combine and post the Mitchell
Farm and Flying/safety rules into one document.
Expo East bus: There are only 5 seats left on the bus ( with 3
commitments). Ken is getting a fair amount of interest
from other clubs particularly the Swamp Flyers.
NEW MEMBERS, AND GUESTS
new members or guests here tonite? (Bob Cucci)
Faanes is recovering from shoulder surgery
SWAP meets last week in March…WRAM in Yorktown NY, and
East Coast Swamp Fliers in Wallingfort Ct.
send out email with both fliers and post on our website.
YARISH MODEL AIRPLANE NEWS EDITOR GUEST SPEAKER
McNAIR AUTHOR OF “SOLIDIERS OF A FOREIGN WAR” HAS
ACCEPTED INVITATION TO TALK MARCH 6th
FIELD MAINTENCE GRANT SUBMISSION
Event Calendar is updated let’s use it
Assignment Calendar (Mike Hedrick)
Field Rules and Bylaw’s
our Out Reach Program
Summer Club (periodic?) mtg. at the Field
our Web Site
by Glen Hochstetter who graciously donated $10.00 back to the
Gerry Yarish presented the framed Nieuport 27.5%
scale model. His model was totally scratch built
including the scaling that he did on his CAD.
answered questions on the Model and the general state of our
noted that most clubs are having the same issues (membership
aging and reduction in club size).
also noted the reduction of the small manufacturers that used
to permeate our hobby.
and Submitted by Jay Wiener