Meeting minutes Aug 2022

Orlando Buzzards

Minutes for Aug 2022 Meeting

This meeting was held on August 6 at the Ft Christmas field and called to order at about 1000 AM by president Raed Elazzawi.  Approximately 15 members and guests were present.

Minutes of the June meeting were read and approved.

The Treasurer’s report was presented by Lewis Gray, there are 39 members on the club roster.

Old Business  

Improvements to the runway for the power flying area were discussed.  Lee Bailey found that a heavy roller would be too expensive.  He then  began experimenting with homemade drag devices and eventually discovered that a properly weighted mattress spring set can smooth out the surface

New Business   

The St Augustine club is hosting the next ALES contest on Sept 10 and 11.

The rocket group plans to conduct launches in the sailplane area on Sept 17.

The Buzzards and the Pompano club will conduct an ALES contest at our field on Sept 24.

Raed asked for technical help to clean up the club Website.  Wayne Collier will ask around.

Rob Blakeslee announced that he can arrange access to Lake Pickett for float plane flying.

Mickey Nowell announced an informal 2 meter F5JE event here on August 13.

Raed mentioned the World F3J Championship results where several Buzzards did very well.

Notice for our annual Tangerine contest at Kenny World is posted on RC Groups.

New members were voted in:  Darren Pickett, Allen Way, and Erik Barcelo.

The meeting was adjourned at about 1030 AM.

Minutes submitted by Tom Galloway

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