for the meeting for the Murray Bridge Gliding Club Inc.
held at 38 Brandreth St., Tusmore
on Thursday 14th February 2019
This is the first club meeting for 2019 and the first after completion of the Jamboree activity
present: Greg, Stephen W, Peter, Lindsay, Steve B, Emilis, Baylee, BJ, Rob W, Rob C
1.0 Minutes of the October 2018 meeting
moved Steve seconded Lindsay accepted
1.1 Items arising
Steve progressing the spreadsheet and trainee logbook
BJ & Baylee nominated as trainers – to Limbach manual
on logbook completion Derek can sign off on limited accreditations to do
Limbach engine standard servicing.
2.0 President report
Rob reports – many positive outcomes since October meeting, due to unstinting inputs by most members. The result is reinvigoration and wider future for club. To notes in these Minutes.
3.0 Treasurer report
Centre console moulding invoice needed ROB W
Greg reports that current expenses include fuselage refurbishment (invoice just received at less than quoted price) and item above, with some other long term invoices not yet received, noted below.
Balanced by club operating funds, investment to hand and payment received from Scouts for aircraft use, insurance contribution and fuel in hand.
Next member account issue is expected to include AEF pilot flying at Jamboree, Greg will extract these from the Scout flying records provided.
Greg would like to submit for small grant funding for items assisting club growth and broadened outreach. Current membership less than the 20 minimum size for MBGC to be eligible.
moltion: That the club accept social members at $5/ann, being non flying, non voting, etc.
moved Greg seconded Steve approved
MEMBERS – PLEASE APPROACH FAMILY & FRIENDS TO PARTICIPATE
4.0 CFI report
Steve advises that the club and its equipment and presentation are being well received by others. This opens the way to more collaborations – doing outlanding checks for pilots from other clubs, training such pilots to ‘touring’ endorsement to GFA rating + MBGC need to protect aircraft in use.
This includes club pilots flying the aircraft to other places as a matter of being visible. Including Flinders Ranges camps by other clubs – such as Adelaide SC 11-
Morning Glory in 2020
PILOTS TO LOOK IN THEIR DIARIES AND PREPARE FOR SUCH EXCURSIONS
AFRs are coming up
EACH PILOT TO GO ON GFA WEB SITE AND ENTER THEIR DETAILS, IN PARTICULAR THEIR AFR DUE DATE
Annual spin check
AEF pilots may have flown hours to be eligible for bi-
Steve to arrange with AUGC/BVGC for a group spin check at Stonefield using their facilities/aircraft/aerotow. STEVE B
5.0 Airworthiness report
FFQ wing has been delivered to Gawler, Stephen K looking at repair schemes with others including at-
FFQ airframe to be moved to club hangar MEMBERS ON AIRFIELD
In cockpit head sets
PILOTS ARE ASKED TO PUT HEAD SETS IN FOOTWELL WHEN AIRCRAFT IS PARKED OUTDOORS -
Peter is repairing existing head sets – will get parts via Flightstore/Qld to rebuild David Clark ones. Altronics type are nil repair.
Club will replace Baylee's 2 head sets damaged at Jamboree -
VKR & FFQ have modern heads and run cooler; the club is to update GUD with new heads from N.Baker; expected to be $4k ready to install
moved Steve seconded Rob STEVE B TO ORDER, ASK FOR PAST INVOICES
club needs an open flat bed trailer for G109s. Have used other peoples' trailers but these are not easy without mods
$5k materials expected. Baylee, Rob C, Stephen K to establish layout and material cost.
moved Steve seconded Baylee ADVISE TREASURER
6.0 Scout Jamboree January 2018
Follow up day at Blanchetown Feb 16/17
ROB & FAMILY, BAYLEE DRIVING UP
PETER & LINDSAY to FLY UP SUNDAY
future MBGC – Scout interaction in discussion Colin and Steve B
Meeting was supportive of future collaborations.
7.0 kit car meet at The Bend and associated AEFs
Greg advises likely dates 31 Oct -
150 attendees, based at Mt.Barker, only some can be accommodated on track at once, other locations include Collingrove, Birdwood, and Show&Shine
Greg is advocating AEFs from Pallamana including orbits over The Bend track action
Rob to talk to new QBE Manager -
Meeting closed 9.30pm
11th April 2019