Meeting Minutes January 20, 2018
EAA Chapter 1167
Treasurer Report: Checking Balance $2019.85
Spring Fly-in date set for May 19th. Plan to fly Young Eagles.
Chapter Leadership Boot Camp is being offered to all officers but others can attend if interested. The training is the weekend of Feb 24th in Daytona Beach. There is no cost for the training, just the travel and lodging expenses for yourself.
Main Discussion / Tech Talk:
Discussed Cliff’s Sonex project and sources of information for the kit and the prop. Cliff invited all to visit his home to see the build and offer helpful observations.
Discussed the up-coming US Sport Aviation Expo (formerly Light Sport Expo) in Sebring FL. If you plan to attend give Larry a call to catch up for the trip or at the show.
Sun-N-Fun starts April 10th this year. Larry is the co-chair of transportation. Give him a call if you plan to attend. Coordinate with Larry for camping spot or to volunteer to help with the show if you can.
Discussed the benefits of electronic ignition with some example spark plugs worn well past their useful life but had still been firing.
Discussed the engine hot starting procedures as well as good pre-heating and cold start procedures used for various aircraft. (Everyone’s baby is just a little different.).
Discussed modern engine design requirements for high operating temperatures and high quality oils to achieve their power and economy targets
Larry Howell, President
Ron Heidebrink, Vise-President
Duane Drisko, Treasurer
Jesse Hyman, Secretary
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