The CO called the meeting to order at 10:10 AM. There
were forty-seven members and guests in attendance.
The following occurred:
welcomed everyone. The Veterans were recognized for their service and
the guests introduced themselves.
- Ron gave a short
report of the recent NWOC convention. Highlights he mentioned included
the FAA's new electronic medical forms, the emphasis on practicing how
to get out of your airplane in a hurry, and the suggestion to
occasionally give yourself a check-flight to check-ride standards.
Fred mentioned it was time to pay 2013 dues, that Reno box seat tickets
were still available, and a new PX product - drink coasters - was
- Warren ran through the details of the EAA
B-17 visit in late May and again asked for volunteers.
Dave ran through the summer flying schedule and said updates will be
posted via email and on Facebook.
- Warren spoke for Ed's
Safety Minute: he reviewed his recommendation that all pilots and
passengers carry a whistle and a first-aid kit on their person while
- Ron gave an interim report on the recent
electronic survey and said the board would be reviewing the information
- Brad Pilgrim, in our Know-Your-Warbird
segment, spoke on the B-29 and his experience as a Flight Engineer on
the CAF's Fifi.
- The door prize, a Model Power B-29, was
won by Mary Lee Edwards. A pop-can T-6 model, donated by Warren's
brother Don, raised $46 and was won by Vic Norris.
There being no
further business, the meeting was adjourned at 12:15 PM.
Fred C Smyth