Meeting Minutes May 19, 2018
EAA Chapter 1167
Treasurer Report: Checking Balance $1720.85
Spring Fly-in was cancelled due to weather.
B-17 visit Nov 8 – 11
Order tickets on line ahead of time…
We need volunteers for marshaling people and support the airplane ops.
Fall fly-in planning discussion began noting that the B-17 visit date. Optional dates are Oct 27th or Nov 3rd.
Main Discussion / Tech Talk:
Ron brought in several examples of heat sinks. We discussed the effect of heat on alternator output and the reduction in reliability of electronics overall due to high operating temperatures.
We discussed under-coul cooling, pressure drops from inlet to outlet, and the impacts of baffles vs inlet opening size.
We also discussed the significant increases in engine reliability provided by improvements in materials and material coatings.
Lastly, we discussed proper inspection techniques for control cables.
Larry Howell, President
Ron Heidebrink, Vise-President
Duane Drisko, Treasurer
Jesse Hyman, Secretary
Dennis Scott, Webmaster
Members / Guests Present: