Official Monthly Electronic Newsletter of the
EAA Chapter 1300
P O Box 34311
Volume 6, issue No,2
February 2005 Meeting Location
Our next Chapter meeting will be held at the Star Bright Theatre, Sun City, Summerlin, on Grand
Take Lake Mead heading WEST to
end, turn left onto Thomas Ryan which runs into Grand Cypress.
Look for the Star Bright
The meeting will start at
7:30 p.m. There is no pre-meeting dinner
Guest Speaker- Jeff Ashby, USN Ret. Astronaut Pilot &
2005 Officers and Directors:
President: David Lerner
Vice President: Paul Gerner
Secretary: Herman Leong
Secretary: Bill Lawbaugh
Treasurer: Ken Wyatt
Treas. Justn Kelly
Director VGT: Armin Tuma
to be a busy month as the Social Committee worked to complete the arrangements
for the Chapter?s
first major speaker of the year. Captain
Jeff Ashby, USN retired and Astronaut Pilot
and Commander will be our guest speaker on
February 9th. Please remember
that because of the
expected crowd our meeting location has been
changed to the Star Bright Theater in Summerlin?s Sun City.
The program will
start at 7:30 as usual. You can check
the web site or call Dean Herrington, Jim Bonelli
or myself for more details. This is one program that literally will take
us out of this world.
The first fly
out of the year to Sedona enjoyed the most unbelievable weather which made the
aspect of the flight that much more
enjoyable. The formation flight made for
some interesting photos taken by
Braun also available on the web. Palm Springs
is our next fly out destination on February 19th.
You can find all
the details and sign up on our web site.
is the Young Eagles event at VGT on Saturday, February 5th. We
expect one of the largest
turnouts of kids for the day. More on the Young Eagle day
as well as the Astronaut presentation in our next newsletter.
appreciate your feedback, comments and suggestions on the proposed programs and
fly out schedules.
Please email me
Look forward to
seeing you at the Star Bright Theater special program.
and Safe Flying.
EAA Chapter 1300
Jan 12, 2005 Minutes
Lerner convened the first meeting of the year at 1930 Hrs at the Henderson
terminal meeting room. Seventeen members and 3
guests were present.
Our guests were
Thomas Buck, Stuart Telsey, and Hal Posovsky. Tom Buck is in the process of
acquiring a 1937 Staggerwing Beechcraft
and will be restoring it along with Jim Bonelli and Dave Lerner.
Stuart Telsey is doing a Stits Playmate
with a Corvair engine. Hal Posovsky
was visiting from Michigan.
presented to Ken Wyatt for work on membership and the newsletter in 2004.
Richard Kegelmeyer received an award for being newsletter editor
for 2004 and Mike Smith
received a beer mug in appreciation of his work
as president during 2004.
report by Dave Lerner: The Chapter had $3,381.38 in the bank account at the end
Total Income for
2004 was $3839.50 less Total Expenses of $3356.00, resulting in a net gain of
Reading of the Minutes: A motion was made to
forego reading of the previous month's minutes since they
are published on the Chapter web site. The
motion was seconded and passed.
Eagles will be on Feb 5, 2005. A large turnout of 200+ kids is expected.
Jim Bonelli made
an appeal for pilots and planes for this event.
discussed some of the programs and events he is planning for the coming year.
fly-out is to Sedona on Jan 15, 2005. Meet there at 11:00 MST.
are: Palm Springs Feb. 19, Kanab,
UT on Mar 12, Seligman, AZ
on Apr 30,
CA on Jun 11/12.
Chapter 1300 meeting will be at Star Bright theatre in Sun City Summerlin.
speaker will be a former NASA astronaut. President Dave Lerner asked for a
motion to approve $500 for a deposit to secure
this theatre for our March guest speaker.
Lerner would like to revive the idea of a "Pinch Hitter" course for
reported that the ultra-light runway at Boulder City
airport (61B) has been closed indefinitely.
170 new hangars
are planned at 61B and commercial operations are in the plans as well.
drawing was won by Jim Bonelli. Richard Kegelmeyer
had pictures of his new
hangar at Sandy Valley.
It's a beautiful 60X60 steel hangar. The meeting was adjourned at
2025 Hrs and
followed by refreshments and videos shown by Mike Smith.
Herman Leong, Secretary
Welcome New Members:
We have four new Members to report. Johan & Donna Tilman and
Geeta Saraiy; good to have
you on board.
Everyone is encouraged to submit material, information or pictures
interest to chapter members
for publication on the Chapter?s Webpage.
Send whatever you have to Jim Bonelli, WebMaster,
email address: email@example.com
The chapter webpage URL is: http://www.EAAChapter1300.org
Be sure to Bookmark this URL.
Feb 5, 2005-Pilots should show up at 8:00a.m. in
the Grand Canyon Room at the North
Las Vegas Airport.
Young Eagles to show up at 9:00 a.m.
Hanger-Sandy Valley, Nv.-Sky
60 X 60 Nu-Cor-Insulatted
Bldg. 50 ft. x 13ft. 6in. clear Schweiss Auto-Lock Door w/2 remote actuators.
Two(2) 10 thousand CFM
Evaporative Coolers. Roof Vents. 400 AMP Panel with ample
GFI and standard outlets.
For more information, contact Richard Kegelmyer
at (702)349-5999 or (702)878-1368.
Richard Kegelmyer provided the
refreshments for the January meeting.
There will be no Refreshments served at the February meeting.
Volunteers are needed for Mar. Apr. May, July,
Aug. Sep. & Nov. Meetings.
Contact Rich Kegelmyer at AEROKEG@AOL.com.
to wear your name badge to the meeting on February 9
And all meetings in the future.
Thanks for reading the newsletter and we will
you at the meeting on the 9th. Bring a friend?..