DEC 2017 CRCS CLUB MEETING MINUTES

The meeting was called to order by club President Ed Yeash at 7:00PM Monday, Dec 4 2017 at Perkins Restaurant located at 1700 Trolley Rd Summerville, SC. 

There were 24 members in attendance. Board members are:

  • President: Ed Yeash
  • Vice President: Richard Jackson
  • Treasurer: Bob Lanphear
  • Secretary:  Richard Guthrie
  • Safety Officer:  Dave Brown        
  • Field Officer:  Gerry Higdon
  • Members at Large:  Bob Call, Roy Leopold (Absent) and Bill Evans

New Members - none

It was noted that Eddie Redman is in the hospital. Please keep him in your thoughts.

Ed read a email from Lancer Keeling who is enjoying life in Hawaii.  He sent a phone number if anyone would like to call him, see Ed Yeash.


MINUTES FROM THE LAST MEETING

Minutes from the last meeting were read by Ed Yeash and accepted by the members present


TREASURERS REPORT

The treasurers report was read by Bob Lanphear and accepted by members present. 


SAFETY REPORT

Everyone needs to remember how the direction of the pattern is set and changed.  The first person airborne sets the pattern.  All other pilots need to note the direction airborne aircraft are flying or if unsure, ask the pilot airborne. Runway change while pilots are airborne needs to be agreed by all pilots airborne and announced to the other pilots on the ground. 


FIELD MAINTENANCE REPORT

Dave Brown will come into a good mower and would like to recommend that the club buy it to replace the old small mower.  He will take possession of it later this month and we will bring it up at the next meeting. 


TRAINING REPORT

Nothing to report


OLD BUSINESS

  • Bob Mason noted that the tractor pull event was good. 
  • Ed Yeash noted that the Railroad event was good and many things were sold. 
  • Trimming of the trees is still being worked on by Ed and he is looking for a contractor that will come out and estimate the job.
  • In the January meeting we will discuss the planning of the club's 50th anniversary. 
  • The pond is no longer available to fly at.  Please let Ed know of any other ponds that might work. 
  • Ballots were counted for club officers and for Club Secretary Elaine Jackson won, for Safety Officer Dave Brown won. The club officers for 2018 are:
    • President: Ed Yeash
    • Vice President: Richard Jackson
    • Treasurer: Bob Lanphear
    • Secretary: Elaine Jackson
    • Safety Officer: Dave Brown
    • Field Officer: Gerry Higdon
    • Members at Large: Bob Call, Roy Leopold and Bill Evans


NEW BUSINESS

  • The was a motion that was seconded and voted in favor of to have the January meeting on Jan 8th since the restaurant will not be open on Jan 1st. Also Bob L. confirmed all of the meetings for 2018 with the restaurant.


SHOW AND TELL

  • Capt. Morgan showed the FMS Pilatus PC-21 which is available from Horizon and Motion RC.
  • Also auctioned off were 2 drones. 


CRASH OF THE MONTH

Nominations included, Bill Darden for two crashes at the tractor pull, Capt. Morgan for crashing his timber, 

Bill won the honor. 


MEETING ADJOURNED

The meeting was adjourned at  07:53 PM.  The next meeting will be held on Monday Jan 8, 2017 at Perkins Restaurant 1700 Trolley Rd  Summerville, SC at 7PM.

© Charleston RC Society 2017