Meeting Minutes August 17, 2019
EAA Chapter 1167
Treasurer Report: Checking Balance $4170.08
The Fall Fly-in is planned for Nov. 2nd.
Dan invited the Chapter to participate in the Fly-in here in Conway on 23 August 2019, next weekend. [Noted that their fly-in is on a Friday]
Ron suggested, on Dennis' behalf, that we stream our meetings to allow others to visit the meeting when not able to attend. The discussion turned to increasing our membership vs simply sharing the content of the meetings in realtime.
Discussion of A&P interest that we might be able to help either through outreach vs streaming.
Suggestions of inviting the FSDO along with continuing our demo instructions. [Doug is taking the action to pull some things together. I offered my microphone.]
We need to communicate to the world that EAA is not just about building airplanes in the garage. Carl pointed out that a large number of aircraft owners in town are EAA members but don't participate in the meetings.
Earnhart's airplane crash.
Discussed the number of NASCAR drivers with pilots licenses and aircraft.
Attracting folks to the meeting.
Each member invite people
Discussed the lack of interest in aviation amongst youngsters (those under 30).
Designs, tools, and techniques invented by our forefathers that might not be done today.
Stockmarket.aero is a central search engine for aircraft parts that covers a bunch of companies at once.
Atlanta Air Exchange is a part source Doug used with good result.
Doug cut open his oil filter and we inspected it discussing what to look for and what limits there are for the type.
Discussed heat sinks and the possibility of additional holes increasing heat extraction or if the reduced mass reduces the heat sink ability (ability to remove heat from the component.)
Members / Guests present:
Ron Heidebrink, Veep
Duane Drisko, Treasurer
Jesse Hyman, Secretary