Flying Tigers Membership Meeting Minutes Jan 6, 2015

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Flying Tigers Membership Meeting Minutes Jan 6, 2015

Postby madmin » Thu Jan 08, 2015 3:27 pm

Flying Tigers Radio Control Model Club Minutes Meeting date: January 6, 2015

Call to order: A general meeting of the Flying Tigers R/C Model Club was held in Anne Grady Center, 1525 Eber Road, Holland, Ohio. The meeting convened at 7:00 P.M. with Tom Kroggel presiding. Number of members in attendance: 24 Visitors: 1

Approval of minutes: Motion was made, and seconded to approve the minutes of the, 2014 meeting. Motion Carried

Officers' reports: Commander; Bad news is the passing away of Louis Beringer. We lost a good member of the club as well as the Weak Signals. He was very active in both clubs.

Dues are due by the next meeting. If dues are not paid by that time, your membership in the club will be terminated. The combination of the lock will change in March. An e-mail will be sent out with the new combination to all members. 

Vice Commander
Nothing to report 

Training No training at this time, but if you’re interested in being a trainer, contact Scott Arnett or Tom Kroggel. 

Treasurer Treasurer’s report for ending December 31, 2014 was read and approved 

Trustee’s Hats and shirts are available and being handed off to John Walzcak. John said they are still meeting at Panera Bread on Monday morning and then going to Hobby town for building experience.

Old business: None

New business: None

Show and Tell: John Borton displayed an horizon sport cub that they are pylon flying at the indoor flying on Saturday night. They are fast and agile. If you purchase one remember they all look alike so you might want to put markings on yours so you know which is yours. The price is $99.00.

Ray brought the wing in for the “Either Or” plane they are building. The sizes are 60, 50 and 40 size making them a different wingspan and length of the fuselage. These are being built on Monday morning at the hobby town build. These planes are designed to put the wing on the top or bottom of the fuselage. For more information you can check it out on the RCgroups web site or contact Ray Foley.

Tom Kroggel talked about how to do “fun scale” on a World War I plane. He talked about what he has done on the Albatross biplane. This includes panel lines and how to dull the monocote with a product call dull coat by testers. He gave an explanation of rivets and stitching made with canopy glue and hypodermic needles. You can use pastels sticks sold at Michaels to weather the finish usually just using black, brown, or yellow. You use a sanding wheel, Dermel, to grind the pastel stick to make dust. Then use a soft brush to apply this dust on the surface. He talked on how to make a plastic prop look like wood and make the wheels look like they had grease smears. He demonstrated the sound system in this aircraft. This was a good presentation. I did not include everything he said, so if you missed this meeting, you missed out on a very interesting talk. If you are interested in doing a “fun scale” on your plane, contact Tom

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 PM.
C. Eugene Myers
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