Meeting Minutes March 16, 2019
EAA Chapter 1167
Treasurer Report: Checking Balance $4207.75
Name Tags have been received. Handed our to all in attendance.
James Ray Scholarship application was not accepted by the evaluation committee. Only 90 Chapters were selected.
Al’s upcoming departure for Ohio leaves the position of Young Eagle Coordinator vacant – Volunteers please call Larry or send a note to EAA1167@gmail.com soon so that a transition can be established.
Fly-in planned for May 18th
Doug suggested the Chapter start an aviation scholarship. Those in attendance discussed. The idea was not picked up to move forward owing to the small size of our Chapter and modest means to support such an endeavor.
Superior XP-382 And XP-400 Engine issues and buy back situation.
Rotary engines performance, issues, and use in aircraft.
The future of 100LL, Swift Fuels, alcohol and other fuel related discussions.
Discussed some of the issues and modifications necessary to get an internal combustion engine to run in the reverse direction.
Electric vehicles, electric aircraft power sources, and the environmental impact of “zero emission” vehicles.
Ron discussed his design and ideas for an engine pre-start accumulator. The objective of the system is to provide positive oil pressure prior to engine start to reduce engine wear.
Members / Guests present:
Ron Heidebrink, Vise President
Duane Drisko, Treasurer
Jesse Hyman, Secretary