EAA Chapter 1071
February 28, 2016
The meeting was opened by Donna Callar, President of chapter
1071, with “The Pledge of Allegiance”.
Jerry Hockman then introduced his friend, and our guest
speaker, Bruce Dawson. Mr. Dawson ha been
interested in building and machine shop work since very and owns his own
machine shop now in Winchester,
VA. He has built numerous planes, ships and other
types of machinery to scale completely from scratch. I might add that these are all working pieces
with moving parts, very intricate and quite impressive! Many of these pieces
are on display at his machine shop. We
are planning a trip to his shop in the near future, possibly in April. An e-mail will be sent out when the date is
Donna gave the Treasurer’s report. We currently have a balance of $
10,687.62. As always, a complete report
is available to any member wishing to see it.
Hangar assessments will be sent out shortly. The fee will be $750.00 this year and can be
paid to Lee Jones, out Treasurer.
- Dues –
Currently we have 16 members who have paid their chapter dues. If you have not paid and wish to join,
the dues are $30.00 per person or $40.00 per family. Dues can also be paid to Lee Jones, our
- Youth Protection
Policy and Background check – It is mandatory now for anyone working with
kids to complete a course through the EAA.
This course can be found at the EAA website and Donna is
encouraging everyone to do it, especially if you plan to work with Young
can now donate an airplane to the AOPA for tax purposes. Visit their website for details.
will not be having a March meeting.
The Easter Holiday falls on that weekend and we have decided to
cancel that meeting and resume meetings in April
regret to report that Joanne Cook Has decided to close her business
conducted through the terminal building.
We had hoped to finally get a restaurant opened again, but for
personnel reasons, she is closing.
closing, Rick shoup shared his personal story of his service to our
country during the Vietnam War.
Recently a recreation of the plane he flew was completed in Italy and
rick went to the dedication ceremony overseas. For photos and the whole story, you can
read about it on the website at www.199thAVNCO.net. We that Rick for his service and sharing
some of his experiences.
meeting was adjourned