August 2019 Club meeting Minutes


Brookings Flying Club General Meeting

Brookings Airport, Brookings, OR

August 14, 2019


Call to order: President Nelson Sprague called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.


Reading of Minutes: July minutes were read and approved         


Officer Reports:


  1. VP Comments.  
  2. Fuel Farm Manager 
    1. Alan Nidiffer reported the fuel farm is in good working order.  
    2. 100LL fuel order imminent.
    3. New filter vessel installed on 100LL tank
    4. Still a leak on Jet A pipe.  Will engage PP&T to investigate
  3. Airplane Maintenance.  
    1. 100 hour inspection scheduled for next week
    2. Ordered retread tires
    3. Seat belts are original and showing wear.  Will investigate rebuild vs new options
    4. Turn coordinator needs replacement.
    5. Repairs to avionics completed
  4. Treasurer & Scholarship Committee Leader
    1. Moved CD funds from Rogue CU to Edward Jones


Old Business:

  1. Old “Float” airplane needs to be moved out of hangar.  Hang from trusses?


New Business:

  1. New member introductions.
  2. Club airplane battery incident report.  Alternator left off during a flight, resulted in a dead battery and faulty starter relay.
  3. Club is concerned the city of Brookings is not mowing the airport regularly, along with other minor maintenance going undone.  Nelson will send a letter on behalf of the club detailing these concerns.
  4. Fall Club BBQ, scheduled for September 21.
  5. The desire to construct a small office in the corner of the club hangar was discussed


Meeting Adjourned: The meeting was adjourned at 7:40 pm


Respectfully submitted by Alan Nidiffer