Southern Nevada EAA Chapter
P O Box 34311
Las Vegas, Nevada 89133-4311
_________________Volume 3, Issue No. 2
February 13, 2002: Our next meeting begins
at 7:30PM in the Grand Canyon Room at the North Las Vegas Airport. A group
of chapter members meet for dinner at 6:00PM, Foothills Ranch, 3377 N Rancho
Road. Everyone is invited to join the group dinner, a great way to get
to know the other members.
February Program: has not been announced at
press time. However, it will be interesting and educational. Plan on attending
and bring a friend.
President’s Message: FEBRUARY 2002 -
Chapter 1300 is off and running for the New Year. We have over 95
percent renewal as of the end of January. Thank you for your continued
support of the EAA and Chapter 1300.
Roland Fraga has taken the Web-master job
and is waiting for your comments, so take a look at our new site; www.eaachapter1300.org
Stan Roeski has agreed to be Scholarship Chairman.
Thanks Stan, but get ready for lots of work.
David Roebke volunteered to Chair the Jim
Abraham aerobatics donation effort. David has some fund raising experience
and is a natural for this one. Be sure to chat with David about your
Hugh Mattern has once again offered his services
as Technical Advisor and Flight Safety Counselor. Please bring your
building or flying questions to Hugh. He has a vast reserve of knowledge
Seven pilots from Chapter 1300 were honored
in the Young Eagles “10 for 2001” challenge.
We will be concentrating on a Boulder City
membership drive during February, with the March meeting scheduled there.
More discussion at the February meeting.
See you at North Las Vegas on Wednesday, February
13, 2002 at 19:30 hours. Come early and have dinner with the board
at the Foothills Ranch. We start at 18:00 hours.
Newsletter Articles – Everyone is encouraged
to submit articles or information of interest to the chapter members for
publication in the WingTips. The articles deadline is the 1st Monday of
each Month. Please email your articles to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary’s Note Pad:
GENERAL MEETING MINUTES, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY
9, 2002, HENDERSON, NEVADA
CALL TO ORDER:
President Elect Jim Bonelli called the meeting
to order at 19:35 hours in the terminal building at Henderson Executive
Airport. Outgoing President Armin Tuma installed the new officers
and wished them well.
Minutes as posted on the Web-site were approved
Keith Hopkey read the Treasurers Report.
Chapter 1300 is in good financial standing. Report approved.
Plans to sponsor Jim Abraham to the International
Aerobatics Competition were discussed. A committee was formed with
David Roebke as Chairman.
Sponsor 2 students from Rancho High School
to the EAA Aviation Academy
Increase number if students participate
Set Young Eagle flight goal at 200.
Reminder that the Winter Flight Fest
is scheduled for Saturday, Feb 2 at VGT.
CHAPTER LOGO HATS
Approval to order 24 hats with Chapter 1300
logo to be sold at general meetings. Amended to 14 blue for members and
10 white for Aerobatics fund raising.
A proposal to add Boulder City into the meeting
locations was introduced. To be discussed at the February general
meeting at North Las Vegas.
A trial meeting is being planned for March.
John Anderson is checking with Boulder City officials.
Business Meeting was adjourned at 20:30 hours
to be followed by a discussion on how to protect your self when purchasing
an airplane. Vice-president Walt Ayers gave an in-depth evaluation
of the process.
Young Eagles: The Winter Young Eagle Flight
Rally on February 2, 2002 at NLVA was a great success. The EAA Young Eagle
Pilot flew over 80 excited kids, finishing up by 2:00PM. A “BIG THANK YOU”
to all of the volunteers and chapter members that participated to make
this YE Winter Flight Rally successful.
Classified Ads: This space is available to
all chapter members to place ads for aviation items for sale or wanted.
Submit your ads to the Newsletter Editor by snail mail or email.
FOR SALE: None
WANTED TO BUY: None
Officers & Directors 2002:
President: Jim Bonelli Vice President:
Secretary: Mike Smith Treasurer: Keith
Director: Dave Austin Director:
Director: Armin Tuma
Aviation Events for February:
February 10 ,2002 (Sunday) – LV $100 Hamburger
Flyers – 1st Aerial Treasure Hunt – Lunch in Parker, AZ – If the WX is
not VFR, then the flight is cancelled. Check website for details: http://www.airportbum.com/LVHDHF.html
February 16, 2002 (Saturday) - Lunch at Stovepipe
Wells, CA (L09) - The flight is in support of CCAA's effort to save the
pavement at Stovepipe Wells Airport. If the WX is not VFR, then the flight
Check website for details: http://www.airportbum.com/LVHDHF.html
February 19, 2002 (Tuesday) - FAA Safety Seminar,
NLVA Grand Canyon Room at 7:00PM – Topic: Maintenance Issue for Flight
February 20, 2002 (Wednesday) - Clark County
Aviation Association, General Membership Meeting, 7:00PM at NLVA (VGT),
Grand Canyon Room. Check website for details: http://www.clarkcountyaviationassociation.org
February 28, 2002 (Thursday) - FAA Safety Seminar,
HEA (HDN) Terminal Building 7:00PM – Topic: Risk Management
Thanks for reading the newsletter and we will
see you at the meeting on the 13th.