Meeting Minutes February 18, 2023
EAA Chapter 1167
Talked about getting the Tri-motor , B-17, or B-25 here but it's booked out for the next year
Horry County leaders unable to make accommodations for hangering the aircraft
Working with Georgetown County for support – response expected next week
Look into new name tags for Doug and Doug – anyone else need one?
Spring Fly-in planned for May 6
Fall Fly-in planned for Nov. 4
Check up on Thomas’ meeting with the FAA rep wrt gear up landing—The FAA rescheduled.
Discussed the events leading up to the situation. Belief is that an uninformed observer reported to the FAA what is in actuality a non-reportable incident.
Larry will be teaching wood working at Sun-n-fun
Hanger availability discussed again -
Alaska aircraft operation and bush flying—condition inspections they're subjected to FAA inspection.
Hazards of birds in air and on the runway
Plans for Sun-n-fun, camping and places to stay—generally how to survive big airshow visits.
Fuel and vent line longevity and inspection / replacement need
The need for opening, drain, and vent covers to keep the birds and dirt daubers out.