of the meeting for the Murray Bridge Gliding Club Inc.
held at 38 Brandreth St., Tusmore
on Thursday 11th April 2019
meeting began 7.40pm
present: Greg, Rob, Emilis, Steve, Peter, Baylee
apologies: Lindsay, BJ, Stephen K
1.0 Minutes of the February 2019 meeting
moved Steve seconded Baylee accepted
1.1 Items arising
1.1.1 social members
The club offers nil cost social membership to Clause 5.3 of the existing Constitution.
Flying members are asked to advise Greg of their family members wishing to join to the benefit of the club. ALL PILOTS
1.1.2 engine maintenance training logbook draft presented
Steve circulated draft logbook based on 31 Grob & Limbach points of service.
To be formalised through review by Derek Spencer and others.
This will enable club members to be trained and accredited for periodic engine servicing.
1.1.3 club excursion for pilots’ spin check
enquiries with neighbouring about an MBGC day there STEVE B.
The meeting felt that it will be helpful to bring along another instructor for roster
Training may include time in VKR STEVE B
1.1.5 centre console invoice to Greg ROB
1.1.6 small grants application will be lodged 17 th April for $5k in safety equipment GREG
1.1.7 November kit car event
Greg advises passenger flights will be direct booking with MBGC possibly for parts of Thu – Sat of that event, flown at Pallamana
1.1.8 club flying
Contact Emilis on 0415 631 713 club phone is now with Rob
2.0 President's report
Club financial position remains stable with upcoming costs such as hangar keepers' insurance
and fund re-
Treasurer to contact Scouts for AJ2019 flying list GREG
meeting discussion on glider trailer project – possibly $6k for bare trailer
meeting encouraged that design and build intent keep moving forward
Thank yous to:
2.4 litre engine may involve large rebuild costs unless Eos can be aligned.
As we have spare 2 litre engine and prop, priority is less than projects below.
to be primed, sanded, painted at Pallamana Easter
5.2 fuel taps new type already fitted to FFQ, VKR next to fit, GUD fit when FFQ goes into service
5.3 intumescent paint
Project is to clean, degrease, grind down to glass engine cowlings, fire wall requires engine removal, fuselage underside – all to have roller applied mulriple layers to required thickness
VKR done except fire wall, FFQ to be done before return to service, GUD to be done as part of winter servicing.
Thank you to Steve for initiative and moving works forward
6.0 Scout Roxby Downs project
Possible dates in discussion with site, scouts and MBGC ROB
7.0 possible Flinders camp dates
Adelaide Soaring Club operate there 11-
AUGC usually go there 8 -
Rob is exploring whether a 40' container would be approved alongside hangar, is cost effective to help clear the hangar for direct operational and airworthiness stuff only
Solar farm adjacent to Pallamana – objectors were heard last week in court hearing
Meeting thanks Greg for hosting club meetings
Meeting closed 9.30pm
20th June 2019