MINUTES of the
of the Murray Bridge Gliding Club Inc.
held at 38 Brandreth St., Tusmore
on Thursday 15 th December 2016
present: Greg, Rob, Baylee, Peter, Lindsay, BJ, Emilis
apologies: Mick, Tim
President opens meeting 7.45pm
1.0 Minutes of October meeting
moved Lindsay seconded Greg accepted
2.0 Items arising
2.1 GUD in service insurance
In service the aircraft is generating funds in several weeks beyond what is available in bank account term deposit earning.
It is full flight insured to $60k value
2.2 FFQ out of service insurance and arrangements
It is $24k storage value insured
Nigel Baker advises Mark Morgan is completing repair quote for insurer
Contact insurance Janet assessor on acceptance ROB
M.Morgan has inspected, likely delay to get on repairer schedule
It is understood $11k Euros for replacement parts
2.3 hangar site 4 – former T-
old hangar has been removed, rubbish gone to dump.
Nick Gilbert to advance erecting FFQ original hangar
Baylee will help when asked.
2.4 main club hangar – electric winch – battery – charger
Lindsay and Peter have both put trickle chargers in hangar
New battery needed – possibly with 7 day timer on charger
or search out possible 240V winch option ?
Lindsay to check out LINDSAY
Emilis to bring another old battery to Pallamana EMILIS
2.5 main club hangar -
Rob will add straps ROB
Gutters were cleaned by Greg on Rob's mini-
3.0 Presidents Report
FFQ to be repaired commercially. Flying continuing in GUD,
Rob is exploring CFI replacement options -
being checked with GFA Prez or COP ROB
4.0 Treasurer’s Report
$25k cash deposit has been turned in, with this we have paid insurance bill and
with current yearly costs paid and a little money in bank.
Accounts are up to date, Treasurer will provide members with individual accounts
Next October -
Confirmed that previous meeting decision to give current pilots -
4.1 accounts audit
Ray not continuing in club. No audit done since AGM.
Club doesn't need audit at low turn over.
Rob knows auditor for other aviation organizations;
will approach about doing MBGC finances ROB
5.0 CFI Report
SOAR reports for FFQ mishap sent to GFA -
read and discussion
Other contributors – flying from right hand seat, wind gradient, extra speed.
Others note – pilot awareness of other factors in other circumstances -
Greg highlighted – the need to get out and look for damage before taxiing,
get someone competent to check
Confor pad seats –
seen in the Balaklava incident -
for G109 the issue is to fit such padding and have large pilots fit.
we continue to learn on how to let members know, without generating scuttlebutt externally
Emergency procedures list – displayed in hangar
item to add: how to contact members
Lindsay finishes 11 years CFI at end of 2016, will continue as pilot.
Social commemorating club continuity and Lindsay contributions:
Sunday 29th January 12 lunch & pm ROB TO ADVISE MEMBERSHIP
6.0 Airworthiness Report
After engine start difficulty.
aircraft was flown and choke changed over. Expect better start behaviour.
Repeated master turn off and all indicator lights may go off.
BJ to order new chokes for FFQ ready for its repair
authorised by meeting
Lindsay to check battery currently connected – for power
GFA advises that rating validation without refresher course attendance ends 31 December
Ratings holders should advise GFA of ratings and advise GFA of refresher course attended
new rules -
GUD volt meter needed Baylee to seek
6.1 future Form 2 options for the future
8.0 Next meeting 16th Feb 2017 Thurs
Meeting closed 10pm