Meeting Minutes March 17, 2018
EAA Chapter 1167
Treasurer Report: Checking Balance $1700.85
Spring Fly-in date set for May 19th
Spring Fly-in plans May 19th
Chicken bog - need someone to make chicken bog [Ron is asking someone, all of us should look too]
hot dogs and hamburgers
potato salad, rolls
B-17 visit Nov 8 - 11
Order tickets on line ahead of time…
We need volunteers for marshaling people and support the airplane ops.
Main Discussion / Tech Talk:
Carl brought in some material on Alternator belt adjustment, Lycoming recommendations for oil additives, and the Lycoming exhaust valve material change.
Discussed landing fees and Ron’s discussions with County Council members to eliminate them.
Larry pointed out the articles in “Sport Aviation” discussing detonation and pre-ignition. Followed by a discussion of the Do’s and Don’ts for home builders.
Discussed inverted oil filters and how some may drain if left idle for an extended period. Also discussed the pros and cons of turning the engine through with the starter before providing fuel to start.
Discussed the advantage and drawbacks of Lithium Ion batteries then the differences between Lithium Ion and lead acid batteries.
Larry Howell, President
Ron Heidebrink, Vise-President
Duane Drisko, Treasurer
Jesse Hyman, Secretary
Members / Guests Present: