Official Monthly Electronic Newsletter of the
EAA Chapter 1300
O Box 34311
Volume 5, issue
next Chapter meeting will be at the North Las Vegas Airport, Grand Canyon
Room at 7:30 PM
Remember, a group of members
have dinner at 6:00pm before the meeting at the
N. Rancho Road.
Everyone is ?Welcome? to join us
meeting program is to be announced. Once again Thanks to Dick McEwen
Doug Muller for their
demonstrations of Aircraft Building Excellence.
2004 Officers and
W. Smith" <email@example.com> 3/29/2004
I just talked to my son and he is not doing
well. I am leaving for
tomorrow. I just found out I need to go to
help out my son. Sorry I won't be able to help with
the rally on the
3rd. I hope to be back on the
10th if all
goes well, but this is a heads up that if his last two
sessions don't go well, I may not make the next meeting.
last radiation and chemo session really hit him hard and he still
two to go--one on Thursday and then the following Thursday, April
He has gotten bad enough he can't work right now and needs a
For our "special
program", I ask Armin and Chet if we could go to Armin's hangar and
look over Chet's project they are working on. I
think it's a
Zenith. Thanks, got to run.
Original Message -----
From: "EAA Member Services"
Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 3:29
Subject: Attention Chapter Newsletter Editors
Chapter Newsletter Editor,
As you may have read, the Young Eagles
program is pleased to announce our
new Chairman Mr. Harrison
Ford. I am hoping you can find space in your next
feature this information.
Mr. Ford has been an EAA member since
1996, an active pilot and a Young
Eagles Flight Leader with over 90
Young Eagles to his credit and that of EAA
Chapter 1049. He has a
passion for aviation and sharing it with others,
people. We are looking forward to working with him as
Eagles continues to launch the dreams of young people worldwide.
interview with Mr. Ford will also appear in the May issue of
In addition, we are also pleased to let
you know that Gen. Chuck Yeager will
assume the new post of Chairman
Emeritus. We are grateful to the General
for his support,
leadership and guidance through the years as we strived to
initial goal of flying 1 million Young Eagles. The General
continue to be actively involved in the program, especially
activities at EAA Air Venture Oshkosh.
If you would
like to obtain a complete text of the news release and photos
visit the Young Eagles web site at http://www.youngeagles.org/.
use the text and/or photos in your next newsletter.
for your support of the EAA Young Eagles program,
EAA Young Eagles
Mar 10, 2004
President Mike Smith
convened the third meeting of the year at 1940 Hrs in Glen Smith's hangar
at Boulder City airport(61B). Twenty eight members and six
guests were present. Our guests were Ivan McLay who fly's a restored 1947
Cessna 140, Gregory Marshall from Logandale, NV, Bob Sandirs who fly's a
Commanchee, Mike Ranz who helped build a RV4, Mike Hearn, who attended a
Sonnex workshop recently and Bob Murphy. After the introduction and
welcoming of the guests, President Mike Smith passed around a sign up
sheet seeking volunteers to provide refreshments for future meetings.
Reading of the Minutes: A motion was made and seconded
to forego reading of the previous month's minutes since they are published
on the Chapter web site. The motion passed. The Treasurer's report was
given by Jim Bonelli who was substituting for Dave Lerner. Total income
for Feb. was $588.00. Total expenses were $552.64. Adding the previous
month's balance of $3,133.88 to the income of $35.36 gave a new balance of
$3,169.24. After total set asides the Total Uncommitted Funds Total is
$2,974.49. A motion was made to accept the Treasurer's report. It was
seconded and passed. Mike Smith announced that about 50 members have not
paid their 2004 dues and this would be the last month to pay. Mike will be
sending reminder letters to them. There are still available some 2004
calendars for sale at $7.50 and Chapter 1300 baseball caps for
The Rancho high school
aviation program was discussed. There are 2 applicants for our
Air Academy program. Both are female and 9th and 10th
graders at Rancho H.S.. Mike Smith reminded the membership that we are a
501c.(3) c. tax exempt organization and that all contributions to Chapter
1300 are tax deductible.
Safety: A short discussion on recent accident involving a Marine
helicopter pilot who had departed VGT for
Probably got caught in a severe downdraft. A show of hands poll showed 11
builders or restorers at the meeting. Someone said that he is having his
airplane painted and was told by the paint shop that upon re-painting all
general aviation airplanes, 12 inch numbers and letters are required and
this info was confirmed by AOPA.
Young Eagles: Next
event will be at VGT on Apr 3rd. Participation with Tuskeegee Airmen
organization. Co-ordinator is looking for 10 airplanes and pilots. Tom
Donaldson asked for program suggestions for future meetings. Mike Smith
asked for a volunteer to head up a social committee. He is proposing to
have the July meeting at his house in
Next meeting: April
14th at VGT, The 50/50 drawing was cancelled because of the
lack of tickets. The meeting adjourned at 2030Hours. After refreshments
the group went first to Dick McEwen's hangar for a look at the second R6-A
that he is building. Then the group went to Doug Mueller's hangar to see
the Mazda rotary engine that he is developing for his RV. We were treated
to a very interesting talk on how the engine works and how he is modifying
it for aircraft use. For more info on Mazda engines for aircraft use, do a
Google search on "mazda? rotary engine aviation"
Chapter wishes to ?Welcome? the following New Members and we urge each of
take an active roll in the
members last month.
is encouraged to submit material, information or pictures of interest
members for publication on the Chapter?s Webpage. Send
you have to
Jim Bonelli, WebMaster,
chapter webpage URL is: http://www.EAAChapter1300.org Be sure
Bookmark this URL.
2004 Young Eagle Flight Rally (Partial) Schedule:
3rd Young Eagle Rally was canceled. The new tentative date will
April 17th -
Air of Las
Please mark your calendar.
Jim Bonelli at http://webmail.west.cox.net/agent/MobNewMsgfirstname.lastname@example.org
May; Tom Donaldson
June; Dan Landry
July; Mike Smith
September; Brian Rossi
October; Ken & Phillis Wyatt
November; Brian Stoigs
December; Jim Bonelli
Thanks for reading
the April Newsletter. We?ll be looking forward to seeing you at
Canyon Room at the North
Airport on the
14?th. @ .
Richard Kegelmyer, Editor