Last Meeting Minutes

Shenandoah EAA Chapter 1031

Meeting Minutes

March 9, 2022

Opening

The regular meeting of the EAA Chapter 1031 was called to order at the Winchester Regional Airport at 1800 March 9, 2022 in the corporate hangar by John Munroe, President.

Present

John Munroe, Dave Ames, Tim Boan, Juergen Nies, John Ely, Stan Kerns, Mary Ellen Hutchins, Bob Metcalfe, Tom Parry, Jim Greer, Linda Boan, Nick Sabo.

Approval of Minutes

Deferred by John Munroe owing to presentation by Nick Sabo, Winchester Regional Airport Executive Director and honorary Chapter Member.

Treasurer’s Report

Deferred by John Munroe owing to presentation by Nick Sabo, Winchester Regional Airport Executive Director and honorary Chapter Member.

Presentations

Nick Sabo provided a comprehensive presentation of the current work on the taxiway realignment and new terminal construction project. He advised the membership of the April 23rd Valor 5K Runway Run, and advised that a static aircraft display would be appreciated. Additionally, he alerted the membership to the possibility of extensive drone presence during the week of the Winchester Apple Blossom Festival. Nick also discussed the current fuel pricing situation and addressed the possibility of including MOGAS in future KOKV fuel offerings.

Juergen Nies provided an in depth presentation of the survival vest he uses during his back country flying adventures.

Old Business

Mary Ellen Hutchins discussed preparations for the upcoming Poker Run on May 21 with a rain date of May 22.

New Business

Juergen Nies discussed the upcoming RAF Hannah Field (7VA9) flyin.

Tim Boan requested Nick Sabo provide an update on a possible KOKV CTAF frequency change to decrease frequency congestion and improve safety. Nick requested input from members on possible frequencies.

General Discussion

Bob Metcalfe provided an update on his Panther project.

Members discussed who might be going to Sun ‘n Fun this April.

Action Items

Poker Run – Mary Ellen Hutchins

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 1935 by John Munroe, President. The next General Membership meeting will be held at 1800 on April 13, 2022

Minutes submitted by:

Tim Boan, Secretary

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