Lake Area Radio Kontrol Society

Meeting Minutes

February 13, 2014           7:00pm

LARKS Field, Carlyss, LA


See attendance sheet

Next meeting:

March 13th, 2014, at LARKS field club house



I.       Call to order

Opening with Pledge of Allegiance

II.     Welcoming of Guests / New Members

Kevin Upmal

Morgan Willis

      Motion made to waive the 2 meeting rule. Motion seconded and carried.

      Both accepted by unanimous vote

III.    Reports

Minutes from last meeting

Minutes from the January meeting not available


Treasurer’s report

      Discussion regarding the state of Club finances

      Motion made and seconded to accept report, motion passed


Safety Report

No Report


Maintenance Report

No Report


Coke fund report

      Fund experiencing positive cash flow


IV.   Old Business

Combination lock code change

            To be done at the end of the quarter

            Door and gate combinations will be different


Gulf Coast Pattern Championship, April 12th & 13th (Saturday & Sunday)

                        Dates changed to April 12th & 13th

                        Cost $35, includes lunch on Saturday (no supper on Saturday)

                        Cost to LARKS club members will be $15 (includes lunch on Saturday)

                        RV parking at $10 per night

                        Field open on Friday for practicing

                        Any AMA legal airplane can be flown in Sportsman

                        Monroe Michaelis will be CD

                        Flying will begin at 11am both days

            Motion made, seconded and carried.


May Day Heli-Fest, May 2nd, 3rd, & 4th (Friday – Sunday)

            Budget request presented. Motion made, seconded and carried

            Explanation of history presented to new members

            Summary of events, activities and guests

V.     New Business

            Pylon Racing event (Stingray / Quadcopter style)

                        Curtis Youngblood to Emcee

                        Club to sponsor and support

                        Motion made to enter into an agreement with Curtis to pursue this event


            USSSA Baseball Opening Day Promotional Event

                        Motion made to explore the possibility of doing some promotional flying at the                            opening day ceremony



            Pattern Primer, April 5th

                        Several experienced Pattern pilots to be available to warm up for the Gulf Coast                                     Pattern Championship and to offer assistance to those interested in flying Pattern


            Cub Scouts

                        Opportunity to provide some promotional flight training / simulator training for                             some local Cub Scouts

                        More details to follow


VI.   Adjournment

Motion made and seconded to adjourn