Annual General Meeting

  • 18 Nov 2017
  • 7:00 PM
  • Shandel residence

Time to Order: 7:05pm

Roll Call of Officers: all present  

Minutes of Previous Meetings: M/S/C to accept as read

Reports of Officers:

Larry B. Apologies for being your worst president ever again. Ran 21 races this year only had 3 non runs due to mechanical failures. Going back to models in 2018. Stakes for ropes – can’t find them. If you see them please buy 6 to 10 and the club will reimburse you for them. Thank you to Kathy for making the new bags for the carrier deck. No problems reported from Clayburn this year.

Barb. Financial report given.

Henry H:   Congratulations to Larry B for his 2nd place overall in racing. Probably going to suffer withdrawal in 2018. Rules for NW Sport Race have changed. Adding ASP 25. (accelerated speed price acronym). 23 day cruise – all 4 got sick. Longest holiday taken in 40 years – really good food but lost 8 pounds!

Barrie. Waiting for better weather to fly! Flies at Yorkson park and in Port Kells.

Paul B.  Canadian National Scale Championships in Vernon – crashed his Neiuport. Repaired and flown since. Now has bigger/better motor – OS160. Flew electric in Clayburn, stalled- no speed on re-flight! Had a battery fall over – 5 weeks later it puffed up in his tool box! Mission Wings member flew electric helicopter – plugged battery in and it caught fire!! NEVER LEAVE THEM UNATTENDED. NS with BS to be held in June 2018. Greg Davis will be there. Graffiti Combat and possibly Diesel Combat. E mail from family in New Zealand, coming in July.

Hube: no report

Kathy. Bags are done. Dennis has rope.

.                     M/S/C to accept reports

Old Business: Larry L did not attend Prairie Fire this year due to smoke in BC. Western Canada Stunt Championship will be 1 day only, precision aerobatics. Everyone keep your eyes open for    stakes. Larry B. Lithium batteries, 138$ to Ft Nelson and back. Would have been thousands in the truck. Tesla electric road race car discussed.

New Business:

Dennis – Carrier deck, we need to find a way to lighten it up. Banquet – auction will be done by Dennis and Paul B.

Barb – thank you to Kathy and Larry L. for help with the Christmas Draw Prizes


President: Larry Bell - Re-elected by acclamation

Vice President: Henry – Re-elected by acclamation 

Secretary/Treasurer: Barb Bell – Re-elected by acclamation

Members at Large:  Paul Bedford and Hube Start elected for 2 year terms.

Kathy Majore and Barrie Shandel – still have 1 year left

Elections closed.

Winner of 50/50 draw of 18.50 was barb bell

Motion to adjourn: 8:30pm

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