The November 2020 meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on November 18, 2020 via ZOOM.
President Dave Schaefer called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve 2020 the October meeting minutes as published.
Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.
VISITORS – None
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Dave Schaefer:
Dave thanked Josh for running October meeting.
Dave showed pictures taken at the “SMALL” event that took place recently in Arkansas. This is limited to
models with “small” glow or diesel engines. More than 100 1/2A control line, RC, and free flight model
were at the event.
Pick up your crashed model. One was found by the landlord and tossed over the fence. If you have a
flyaway that you can’t find report it to a board member so that the landlord can be notified.
Dave thanked Bruce for getting “No Taxi” painted on the sidewalk leading to the flight line. Please
Also it is very important that all members observe the COVID recommendations while at the flying field.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Josh Kleen:
Josh reports that the FAA is near new drone rules that will affect our members. A test will likely be
required and the present plan is to have a future meeting where the material is presented and the test
Members are receiving FAA drone license renewal notices. Josh recommends waiting until you get this
notice before attempting to renew. But you can go to faadronezone.faa.gov to review.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:
Dave reported that payment transfers will now use SQUARE.
Thanks to Scott Hazard for setting up the web site to handle SQUARE.
Dave reported the financial condition as of the end of October .
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the financial report as presented by Dave. Approval
passed unanimously, by voice vote.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:
All membership renewals will be done through the NDRCC website using Square for payments. New
membership cards will be sent by email for the member to self print. Clear plastic holders will be
available at the field.
No membership number was given this month.
FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire:
Rodney thank all who haved mowed, trimed, fixed the fence and done other tasks at the field.
SAFETY REPORT — Charles Schafer:
Charles asked that you help members who appear in the need of help with backup flying, finding lost
models and any other activity.
SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:
Thanks for the help on work done to get the report on our “sound footprint” a new sound rules in place.
TRAINING – Rich Phillips:
Several people are in training currently. Rich discussed the possibility of advanced training such as
pattern and turbine.
RAFFLE — :
A P-51 RTF was raffled. Wayne Shuck won this model. Be sure to get you $10 to Dave Cotton if you
participated in this raffle.
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
Planning is going for the float fly in April and WBOT in June.
Nominations for club officers were made and listed below. These will be voted at the December
President – Josh Kleen
Vice President – Wayne Shuck
Secretary – Billy Slater
Treasurer – Dave Cotton
Membership – Bruce Lakatos
Field Coordinator – Rex Lawrence
While these were not mentioned at the meeting these are the appointed critical positions.
Safety – Charles Shafer
Sound – Billy Slater
Training – Rich Phillips
Business portion of meeting closed at 7:55 PM
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