Treasurer Report: Checking $1664.09
Triple Tree camping and facilities
Larry will be assistant transportation director at sun n fun this year.
When you go to sun n fun take a cart or bag to carry all the swag you get from the vendor hanger
The sad state of kids interest in aviation and lack of airplanes on the market for any kind of reasonable price
Basic cost of flying has to come down along with the quality and cost of airplanes to make sense to stay viable.
What we see at sun n fun is older pilots, grandpa, great grandpa, that have been in the war and love airplanes and make their family take them. once grandpa is gone those others won't come again.
Young eagles program has no follow-up to keep kids involved after the initial flight.
Pilot shortage solutions, central aviation college sponsored by airlines and cargo carriers to build pilots. Really though, if the kids aren't interested in flying they still don't get applicants that can make it through the program?
Drones had a big section of the show.
Aircraft insurance. Hours impact to costs, impact of floats on the cost.
Scott has plans for sale for a Thatcher CX6 $350
Ron's discussion with the airport managers:
We are assured that in the future the fuel pumps will not be when he Sherif's department conducts training.
Any activities conducted on the airport will be part of the airport advisory mechanisms and web site notifications.
Discussed hormonic balancers, internal fly-weights on the crank, vs dual mass flywheel.
Flight requirements for LSA instructor?
Larry Howell, Vise President
Jesse Hyman, Secretary
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