Meeting Minutes February 15, 2020
EAA Chapter 1167
Treasurer Report: Checking Balance $3760
Need to find a candidate for the Air Academy. Age 16,17,18 that can go through our vetting process.
No candidate for the Air Academy – reserved spot released.
May 16th established for our spring fly-in
The B-25 Berlin Express is requested for a tour stop here in Myrtle Beach.
Sun-n-fun is 3/31 through 4/5
EAA craftsmanship applied to the B-17, Tri-Motor, and the newly restored B-25.
Cliff just did his final engine run before completing his Sonex front end. Replacing the Cleco's and applying the corrosion prevention (fog application, I think AC-50 was what Carl suggested it might be).
AD for Lycoming IO-360 engines using Superior Airpark manufactured Crank shaft. problem stems from a vendor Superior used for the manufacturing. discussed that these kinds of problems seem to always stem from a vendor. This same kind of thing happened with Lycoming's rod bolts a few years ago. Similar cam bearings.
Discussed how OEMs destroy parts that don't meet full use spec (serviceable but not going into a factory overhaul). Millions of dollars of parts that GA folks could be using - gone.
Drone / model airplane proposed legislation
Rough field study report from Pilatus PC-24 proving this light jet can operate on grass and other rough fields.
Discussed the FARs for Ultralights and light sport. We went through these in the form of a Q&A like jeopardy.
My humble apologies to anyone who’s name I’ve spelled incorrectly.
Members / Guests present:
Larry Howell, President
Ron Heidebrink, Veep
Duane Drisko, Treasurer
Jesse Hyman, Secretary
Dennis Scott, Webmaster