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Volume 4, Issue 3 March, 2007
Minimum Safe Altitudes
Hangar Work Party:
General Membership Meeting:
General Membership Meeting:
WE HAVE BEGUN WORK ON THE NEW MAP WALL AND ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS!
WE WILL BE PAINTING AND HANGING WAC MAPS, PLEASE LET A BOARD MEMBER KNOW
IF YOU CAN HELP IN ANY STAGE OF THIS PROCESS.
Insurance forms are due by April 10, 2007, to avoid being suspended from Flight Status on Schedule Master. Members can send their completed forms in with their bill. Click here for a copy of the form.
Heaters are on the planes again, so it is time to take a few extra minutes to make sure the heaters are hooked up properly, and blankets are back over the cowling. PLEASE DO NOT ADJUST ANY DIAL ON THE HEATERS, Jim Eyre has them set correctly. Watch out for the extension cords on the hangar floor.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO CANCEL YOUR FLIGHT
IN SCHEDULE MASTER IF YOU CAN'T FLY. THE BOARD CAN CHARGE ONE HOUR PER DAY
AT THE SCHEDULED AIRCRAFT RATE ACCORDING TO T-CRAFT CLUB
It is always a good idea to check
with FSS before every flight. There could be new TFR's posted in the area
you are about to fly, or numerous other items you wouldn't otherwise be
Please keep your
contact information (phone numbers, email addresses, postal address)
updated in Schedule
Master. To check or update your contact information, login to
Schedule Master, click the "User" tab at the top, then click
the link that says "Click here to edit your user info"
which appears just above the list of users.
All members need to remember to UNplug when going flying. Be extra careful when placing ducting into cowling as the ducting is very thin and tears quite easily. Please do not turn knobs to whatever you feel like. They all have been set where need be.
Aircraft Door Locks work best if you Press In on latch while using key (even 686 can be locked/unlocked).
2007 Registration in planes. Still no prop balance, will wait till spring.
375: Annual scheduled for 4/2/07 thru 4/6/07
686: Radio (Garmin SL-30) ordered (expect 3 wk delay). Annual scheduled for next week. Rotating beacon doesn’t blink, will fix during annual.
64L: Flaps Indicator operating erratically. Jim Eyre talking to Metacalf.
91X: Annual scheduled for 4/16/07 thru 4/20/07. May have weak battery (cranks slowly).
0YD: Annual scheduled for 5/28/07 thru 6/1/07. Nose strut is collapsed (inspect seals and recharge). Passenger door handle repaired.
93S: Possible carburetor fuel leak caused pilot to leave craft in Emmett, Idaho, 3/10/07; pitted float in carburetor replaced w/ new.
USE TACH TIME FOR SQUAWKS PLEASE. This helps the
maintenance team tremendously!
MINIMUM SAFE ALTITUDES
The Board has decided to allow any members wishing to post classified ads
in the newsletter for aviation items only.
ANY MEMBER CAN REQUEST THE MINUTES FROM ANY
MEETING. Any member that would like a copy of any meeting minutes can
contact Jeff Vanhoozer by email.
Any member of the board can provide the minutes as well.