MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 26, 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
(Tonight’s delicious meal prepared and served by Andy Orszula and his Daughter )
The meeting was called to order by President Rick Treiber at 6:30 p.m.
OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chris Lenz, Tim Scheer, Jim Beeghly, and Andy Orszula.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Brett Lenz, Paige and Flynn Lenz , Dean Beranek, Bob Kline, Larry Clore, Joe DeMaria, Helen Orszula (Andy’s Daughter), and Mark Eads
GUESTS PRESENT: David Reel and his son Christian Reel were present. Christian is interested in the Bill Kimble Scholarship and a discussion would follow the Meeting.
SECRETARY’S REPORT: The minutes of the February 19, 2020 Board of Directors meeting were read by Chris. Jim asked that the discussion referenced by Gary Lust about the responsibility of the Pilot to maintain the status board in the flight office regarding the airworthiness of the airplanes that they intended to fly, be emphasized. This was followed by a brief discussion. Andy moved with second by Jim that the minutes be accepted. Vote taken; Motion carried.
TREASURERS REPORT: Rick reported that Randy was on vacation and would return with a full report for the next meeting. General report is that we are doing well for this time of year.
AIRCRAFT STATUS REPORTS:
The radio from N84455 was taken up to Rockford for evaluation and repair as necessary. The repair is not what was believed to be the problem but getting it fixed. The airplane will go to Rockford on the 11th of March for re-installation and testing.
The Arrow is due for Transponder Recertification on March 11th.
There is so much interest is in the insurance for the Chief and Ercoupe that the Chief will come back under insurance this weekend and be available for scheduling. Mike is going over it making sure it is ready to go.
The Ercoupe will have to wait for a check on a reported AD review and an apparent flutter issue reported by a member. Chris is going to try to get the ADSB unit installed prior to the review of the issue.
The engine case for 7717U has been line bored and is being finished up within the next week so, re-assembly is “all” that is left.
1. Rick reported that if there was not a quorum for this meeting it was going to be work session to move the simulator over into the shop area. Quorum was reached so it is still on the back burner.
Rick reported he had put the Block Time email out for reduced rates on the Chief and the Ercoupe and he has already received 6-8 hits on it so far since this afternoon. He quickly reviewed the rates published earlier today.
Chris Lenz moved with second by Jim Beeghly that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Adjourned at 6:50 p.m.