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Tri-County R/C Flyers
April 5, 2018
Meeting Minutes

New members:

  • None

Old Business:

  • I have collected another $300 in dues and a $10 donation for Norm's brick from Doug McCaig. There are still 5 members who have not paid their dues.

New Business:

  • We voted to buy $100 AMA Brick for Norm Armbrust. We will pay for the brick from our bank account but please donate something to help pay for the brick.
  • Wrote checks to Steve Huntley for patio stones ($91.29) that were placed in front of the plane stands and to Bill Kirkpatrick ($120) for the clubs charter.
  • We gave the Boy Scouts permission to camp on our field during the Anderson Air Show. They will be there starting Friday afternoon on May 18 through Sunday May 20.
  • One of our future meetings will be held at one of the Anderson Airport hangers where they are restoring a twin rotor helicopter and a Cessna 337 Skymaster "Push Pull". Date to be determined.
  • We have located a spot for a control line circle. If anybody knows what the exact dimensions should be please let us know. For now we are assuming 70 foot radius.
  • In the near future Doug will be doing a presentation to the senior Kiwanis Club about R/C modeling and our club. He may be asking for some help from our members. It will be on a Tuesday at 10 am, date to be determined.
  • Our bank account stands at $1361.11.

Announcements:

  • None

Show and Tell:

  • Bill Kirkpatrick showed his 60-75 size Global A-1 Skyraider rebuild. Bill has installed a 90 engine.

  • Doug McCaig showed a picture of his built from plans twin tail control line model he built circa mid 1950's. It was a Bob Palmer design. Plans were in the August 1952 Model Airplane News. It had a 49 inch wingspan. Doug's was yellow, black and white and had a K&B 29 engine. Here is a picture of one I found on the web.


Next Meeting:

  • The next meeting will be held at 6:00 pm on Thursday May 3, 2018 at the Anderson County Airport.



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