Attendees: Ken Martin, Wayne Michelsen, Urs Kellenberger,
George Artz, Stephen Morris, Charlie Nelson, David Kiesling, Steve Rodrigues, Darrel Robbins, Bob Kuczenski, Larry Carpenter, Tom Rust, Jim Mueller, Hans Truax, Pat Denevan, Arturo Melean, Andrew whitehill, Rob Johnson, Tom White, Van Pelham, Chuck Kranz, Krista Taylor, John Simpson.
Ken Martin presided over meeting in continued absence of Zac Majors.
Ken reported that over the past month there have been several negotiated disciplinary actions. More pilots have been landing well back from the sand trail. One pilot suspended himself for 30 days for 25’ rule violation.
Safety officer reported on a couple of crashes, 1 bad landing resulted in an elbow displacement, 1 blown launch resulted in a broken keel.
GGNRA liaison reported that clubhouse inspection went well, new fire extinguisher installed. SUP renewal is coming up.
Ken announced BBQ and Fun Fly coming up this weekend, Saturday 16th.
Ken passed a hat for donations to help recover cost of damaged mirror on a pilot’s girlfriend’s car. The damage was alleged to have resulted from a dispute between two pilots. $105 was donated.
Ken passed around samples of new tee shirts he had produced for the Fun Fly / BBQ.
Ken reported that traditional air races will not be held this year. Instead, a picnic and fun-fly is being planned to include a spot landing contest and perhaps a short ridge race.
Volunteers were solicited of help with BBQ / Fun Fly; Urs, Charlie, Bob K, Darrel, Krista, Tom W, Wayne, George, Rob volunteered.
Tech officer reported that new ropes cam installed and working.