Minutes of the London Area Meeting for Thursday 14th November 2019 The Pedham Golf Centre, London Road, Swanley, Kent BR88PP
Present: Steve Brett (Bickley); John Lewis (Epping & North Weald); Neil Bradshaw (FOOHLS); Tim Billings (Concord); Dave Warren (Concord); Bob Ryan (Bickley); Martin Dilly (Croydon)
Apologies: for absence; Dave Chinnery (Hayes); Alan Robinson (Eynsford); Bill Wheeler (Bickley)
Minutes of the previous Meeting: Not available.
Matters Arising: None
Chairman’s report. Nothing further to report.
Vice Chairman’s report. Nothing further to report.
Secretary’s report. Nothing further to report.
Treasurer’s report. Nothing further to report.
Achievement Scheme Coordinator’s Report. Nothing further to report.
London Area Delegate’s Report. Martin Dilly reported from the September 14th Council Meeting and said that Dave Phipp’s level of activity for the BMFA was frankly amazing! Martin also drew attention to the need for London Area to submit a budget request and he facilitated this with reference to both the categories on the form and information he had gathered from other areas. There was a general discussion to enable a submission to be made, which was endorsed fully by the Committee.
Safety Advisor’s Reports.
Education Officer’s Reports. Nothing to report.
Silent Flight Report. Nothing further to report.
Free Flight Report. Nothing further to report.
Helicopter Report. Nothing further to report.
RC Power Report. Nothing further to report.
Fixed Wing Turbine Report. Nothing further to report.
London Area Webmaster: Nothing further to report.
Bob Ryan said that Bickley MFC will celebrate their 50th year in 2020. The provisional date for the celebrations is the late Spring Bank Holiday weekend. He took the opportunity to remind the Committee of the talk to be given by Mark Smith on the Victoria Cross (with an RAF bias) to be held at Pedham Place Golf Centre on 24th March 2020 at 19.30 prompt. This is a change from the previous date of March 26th.Please register interest at email@example.com The entry fee is £5 and all proceeds will go to the War Graves Commission.
Date of next meeting: Thursday 9th January
The Meeting closed at 21.35