EAA Chapter 167
Building Planes - Building Pilots

Napa County Airport
Napa, CA


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Airport Weather Cam




Young Eagles





EAA 167, June 4, 2019

Lasagna, served at 7:00, $7.00

Start 7:26

16 members present
New member Bob WILSON

Officers Present:
Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Jay Meinen, Treasurer

Treasurer's Report:

$105.16 savings
$6742.54 checking

Oren Redsun donated $120 to chapter scholarships

Old Business:


New business:

Young eagles
Everything was done on the EAA young eagles web site. No paper, easy accounting.

Asked members to sign up for volunteering. Link on our Young Eagles page.

50 kids flown

Les reportes that it went well on the ramp....smooth.

Bill Wheadon Napa Airport Pilots Assn. wasn’t invited.  Some members were disappointed.

Possible next event in September or October.

Jay - WE need to actively solicit more members.

We are setup on Amazon as a non-profit and they will donate to our club. Smile.amazon.com. 1/2 of 1 percent of your purchases go to our club.  Purchases must be made from a computer.

Columbia this weekend, June 7-9
Catalina Island July 4th

Motion to close the meeting made by Duane Fey at 7:51 Seconded by Jerry Hodnefield

Presentation of Airline flight planning by Jay Meinen


EAA 167, May 7, 2019

Street Tacos, 6:45

Guest introductions at 7:08

Meeting called to order at 7:15pm

15 Members in attendance, 2 guests

Officers Present
Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Jay Meinen, Treasurer
Mark Shackford, Secretary

Old Business

None, see minutes on http://www.eaa167.org

New Business

Greg Murray announced Napa Airport Day, September 7 2019. We need many volunteers for the event.

Young Eagles Day is May 25th. As of now we have 7 volunteer aircraft. Online registration youngeaglesday.org.

Luscombe Fly-in scheduled 5/17-5/19, Columbia Airport (O22)

Meeting adjourned 7:30pm

Experimental Aircraft building presentation by Jerry Hodnefield.


EAA 167, April 2nd, 2019

Catered Dinner 6:45

Meeting called to order at 7:10.

15 Members in attendance

2 Visitors in attendance. Both joined the Chapter.

Officers Present
Greg Murray, President
Mark Shackford, Secretary

Treasurer's Report:
Savings, $105.14
Checking $6495.87
Petty Cash $52.00

Old Business

Chapter dues due, $20 per member.

Ray Scholarship application declined, 7 points away from approval. They sent us an email address for us to contact for help with next year's application.

Young Eagles planned for Memorial Day weekend. We need pilots and ground volunteers. Need to contact Nut Tree pilot and Sonoma sky park pilots. Lynx FBOto possibly pay fuel.

Nolan Fey Scholarship Update, no news, as Duane Fey was not present.

New Business

Airport Manager, Greg Baer announced Airport Day, 2019. He said we need lots of volunteers.

Sonoma Skypark would like to be contacted when we have fly outs.

Mark Shackford motioned to adjourn, seconded by Jerry Hodenfield, So moved.

Meeting adjourned at 7:55

Movie  The History Guy  The Daily Mail and Aviation 9:23


EAA 167, March 5th, 2019

Catered Dinner 6:45

Meeting called to order at 7:10.

12 Members in attendance

Officers Present
Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Jay Meinen, Treasurer

Treasurer's Report:
Savings, $105.13
Checking $6324.05
Petty Cash $52.00

Old Business

Chapter dues due, $20 per member.

Duane Fey reported still no news on Ray Scholarship application. But word is due any day.

FAA Written Exam Review meeting every Wednesday night @ 7:00 in the Terminal Building Conference Room

Nolan Fey Scholarship Update. No news, he's busy with volleyball and school. Will begin flight training once volleyball ends.

New Business

Young Eagles planned for May 25th.

Keith Hezmalhalch reported on Orbis, mobile eye surgery DC-10 for underprivliged.

Keith Hezmalhalch reported that Apollo 11 movie is AMAZING!

Duane Fey reported that the folks at Eagles Nest airport would love to give us a tour, requests us to bring kids.

Jeffy Hodenfield announced that he has a bunch of aircraft tools he'd like to donate to the chapter. Duane Fey volunteered hangar space.

Keith inquired obout our Chapter's library of vintage flying magazines in Richard Craig's hangar.

Dustin Leno suggested a Young Eagles Pancake Breakfast for a fund raiser.

Keith Hezmalhalch motioned to adjourn, seconded by Duane Fey, So moved.

Meeting adjourned at 7:45

Jay Meinen presented a video of the United Airlines 787 flight simulator and his flight plans from Paris to SFO.


EAA 167, February 5th, 2019

Meeting called to order at 7:20.

16 Members in attendance, 1 guest

Officers Present
Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Jay Meinen, Treasurer
Mark Shackford, Secretary

Treasurer's Report:
Savings, $105.12
Checking $6370.24
Petty Cash $52.00

Duane Fey sent in the application for the Ray Scholarship. Should find out early March

Bob Smith mentioned flight training course at the Concord Airport on February 11

Greg Murray reported that the FAA Written Review class isnow on Wednesdays 7:00-8:30 Napa County Airport Terminal Building

MArcus Shackford reported that 2 Young Eagles are interested in pursuing their pilots' license

No flyout report, too much rain

Meeting adjourned at 7:45


EAA 167, January 8th, 2019

11 Members in attendance, 2 guests

Susan Godfrey, Guest
Nolan Fey, Guest

Meeting room called to order at 7:07

Susan Godfrey, Keith Hezmalhalch's girlfriend gave a report on his accident that occurred on January 2nd. There was some disinformation that was spreading around and she wanted to set the record straight.

Jack DuBosque said a public prayer.

Meeting called to order at 7:18

Officers Present
Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Jay Meinen, Treasurer

Election of Officers:
All positions were unopposed and carried unanimously.

Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Mark Shackford, Secretary
Jay Meinen, Treasurer

Treasurer's Report:
Savings, $105.11
Checking $7711.24
Petty Cash $52.00

Tax filing for the 501c3 corporation must be filed by May 15th. Greg Baer was asked if he would file the taxes, as he did last year. Greg agreed to do it (the next day, via email).

Old Business

New Business

A motion was made by Duane Fey to rescind the scholarship offering to Taylor McCann. Taylor has not contacted the Chapter since she was awarded the scholarship in August of 2017. We have a rule that a scholarship will be rescinded if not acted upon for 1 year. The motion was seconded by Jack DuBosque.

Nolan Fey was intorduced as the newest scholarship applicant. He introcuced himself and gave us a rundown as to where he is in school and what his plans are for the future.

A motion was made Al Campbell to award a $3000 Private Pilots License scholarship to Nolan Fey, seconded by Jay Meinen. The vote was unanimous.

Duane Fey announced that he was applying with the EAA for our Chapter to receive the Ray Scholarship. If awarded we would get $10,000 to give to a young future pilot to get their Pilot's license. Deadlne for application is 1-31-2019.

Our weekly FAA Written Exam study session will resume on Wednesdays. Josh Redsun, Jim Lyon and Jay Meinen will all help to make sure it's successful. Josh Redsun and Bill Wheadon are kicking around the idea of starting an IFR exam study session.

We presented Josh Redsun with the second half of his $3000 scholarship. In November Josh had his check ride and was awarded his pilot's license.

Motion to adjourn made by Al Campbell at 7:45 seconded by Oren Redsun, passed unanimously.

Dustin Leno made an announcement for the airport that there will be an open comment session with the Airport Management and it's Rule making contractor on Tuesday, January 22nd, at 6:30pm.


EAA 167, November 6th, 2018

14 Members in attendance

Dinner catered by The Runway, by Patrick, 6:45

Meeting Called to order at 7:15

Officers Present
Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Darren Stevenson, Treasurer
Mark Shackford, Secretary

Dustin Leno reported that KAPC has finished phase 1 on runway 36L/18R (Stripping, Drainage).

Treasurer's Report: Business Account $9610.24 Savings $105.09

Old Business:
No old business

New Business:
Mark and Duane talk about year end holiday party. 3 options Patrick’s, Lake Side Yountville, Water front Vallejo. Depends on availability and price. Trying for 12/4/2018 Tuesday evening.

The election of EAA, Chapter 167, Officers is slated for January 8th, 2019. We will entertain additiona nominations for all offices before the election.

Officers Greg Murray, Duane Fey, Mark Shackford have agreed to stay on as officers through 2019. Darren Stevenson is stepping down as Treasurer and Jay Meinen was nominated.

Josh Redsun is scheduled for his check ride on 11/11/18 along with his dad Oren and Clayton Goodfellow to follow the following day. Good luck.

Private Pilot Exam Review class to resume on 11/15/18, Volunteers Greg, Duane, Mark, Jim and Josh have offered to help run the class.

Jay Meinen motioned to adjourn meeting and Duane seconded at 19:55

Flight safety video shown at 20:00

EAA 167 October 2nd, 2018

Dinner catered by The Runway, by Patrick, 6:50

Meeting Called to order at 7:15

Officers Present
Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Darren Stevenson, Treasurer
Mark Shackford, Secretary

Treasurer's Report: Business Account $10,820.24 Savings $105.07

Minutes: Posted on Web Site

Old Business:

Airport Day:

Carol Stevenson gave a report on the Auction, we netted $987 in the silent auction.

Les Lucas gave a report of the static display area. Need an air boss next year.

New Business:

EAA Chapter 167 presented Joshua Redsun with a check for $1500. Josh passed his FAA written exam and was signed off for solo flight by his flight instructor. Congratulations Josh!

Airport Manager, Greg Baer, made another notice about the new Airport Minimum Standards document. There is still time to send in comments. Email Greg Baer: Greg.Baer@countyofnapa.org with your comments or concerns.

The Holiday Dinner party will be held on the 1st Tuesday of December. Mark Shackford and Duane Fey are looking for a venue.

Castle Air Force Base Fly-Out: A couple of weeks ago a group of us flew to the former Castle Airforce Base to see the museum. There are many airplanes at the museum that was formerly owned and supported by the US airforce.

Motion to adjourn 8:06

Movie on the development of the helicopter presented by Greg Murray.


EAA 167 September 4th, 2018

27 in attendance, 22 members, 5 visitors

Dinner catered by The Runway, by Patrick, 6:55

Meeting called to order at 7:20

Officers Present
Greg Murray, President
Duane Fey, Vice President
Darren Stevenson, Treasurer
Mark Shackford, Secretary

Treasurer's Report: Business Account $9663.08 Savings $105.07

Minutes: Posted on Web Site

Introduced Visitors: Dustin Leno (New Assistant Airport Manager), Cydny Wilson, Brittany Meinin, Pat Maguire (EAA Chapter 1600, Delaware, OH) and Mike Ruuyon

Old Business:

Airport Day:

Need information on donated items for silent auction by September 10th.

Members donating 1 hour flights for silent auction

Les Lucas in charge of display aircraft, please let Les know if you want to display your plane.

Les Lucas made a report on Flyouts, September 2nd to Auburn. This coming weekend, September 9th we are flying to Castle Airforce Base in Atwater, CA to see the museum.

New Business:

Airport Manager, Greg Baer reported that Runway 18R/36L closed for the first phase of a repaving project. The runway will be closed from September 4th, 2018to October 4th, 2018

Al Campbell asked that we start a Text Blast, along with the email blast to notify members of upcoming events.

Darren Stevenson mad a motion to charge a $1 fine to members who don't wear their EAA Chapter 167 name tag. The money will be deposited into the general fund. Seconded by Les Lucas. Motion passed.

Mark Shackford made a $100 donation to the EAA Scholarship fund.

Jerry Hodnefield made a $100 donation to the EAA Scholarship fund.

Darren Stevenson made a motion to charge $1 to any member whose cell phone rings during the business meeting. The money will be deposited into the general fund. The motion was seconded by Mark Shackford. Motion passed

Meeting Adjourned 8:01

Video on Taca Airlines, Flight 110, deadstick landing on Louisiana Levee.


EAA 167 August 7th, 2018

21 in attendance, 19 members, 2 visitors

Dinner catered by The Runway, by Patrick, 6:55

Meeting called to order at 7:23

Officers Present
Greg Murray President
Duane Fey Vice President
Darren Stevenson Treasurer

Treasurer's Report: Business Account $9771.83 Savings $105.06

Minutes: Posted on Web Site

Introduced Visitor David Timm

Old Business:

Clayton will retake his checkride at the end of August. he will then head back to Embry Riddle to study Crash Investigation
Josh Redsun will take written in 2 weeks. He currently has 63 hours.

New Business:

President Greg Murray read letters he wrote to solicit donations to our chapter.

President Greg Murray asked the group for volunteers for the upcoming Napa Airport Day on September 22nd, all positinos filled.

VP Duane Fey to look into setting up GoFundMe page to solicit donations for scharships.

Motion made by Duane Fey, seconded by jay Meinen, to participate, as a Chapter, in the upcoming Napa Airport Day, on September 22nd, 2018. The motion carried unanimously.

Meeting adjourned 8:10

Video of 1943 military glider accident.


EAA 167 July 5th, 2018

18 Members in attendance

Pot Luck dinner at 7:00

Meeting called to order at 7:18

Officers Present
Greg Murray President
Duane Fey Vice President
Darren Stevenson Treasurer

Treasures report: Business Acc $10,721.83,  Savings Acc $105.05.

Old Business:
Read aloud

New Business:
Marcus Shackford passed his FAA Practical exam and is now a Private Pilot. He was given the second half of his $3000 EAA 167 Scholarship.

Bob Smith was awarded a $50 check for finishing the buiding of his SeaRay kit plane

Josh Redsun is planning on taking his written exam by the end of August.

President Greg Murray asked for donations to the Chapter to be auctioned off at the Napa County Airport Day, on September 22nd. Proceeds from our auction go to our scholarship fund.

Duane Fey will look into having custom shirts made to sell at the airport day. Proceeds to go to the Chapter.

Meeting adjourned at 7:55

Video of Boeing 377 airplane.


EAA 167 June 5th, 2018

18 members in attendance

Pot luck dinner at 7pm

Meeting called to order at 7:10

Officers Present
Greg Murray President
Duane Fey Vice President

Mark Shackford Secretary
Darren Stevenson Treasurer

Treasures report: Business Acc $10,721.83,  Savings Acc $105.04.

Old Business:
Young eagles day (5-26-18) very successful, flew 49 kids.

Fly out to Half Moon Bay on June 2nd.  5 planes with 7 members made the trip and it was an excellent flight.

New Business:
Kristin Gregory, President of the Napa Airport Pilot's Association, spoke about Youth into Aviation program that she is heading up.

Greg Murray spoke about airport day (Sept 22 2018). Needs volunteers and ideas.

Proposal to have Particks restaurant cater the meetings for $10.00 per person. Show of hands by members was unamious.

Three members of the EAA 176 scholarship program gave progress reports, Clayton and Marcus are scheduled to take flight test within 30 days and Josh just finished first cross country.

Jack D. and Greg M. each todonate $150.00 to the EAA 167 Scholarship program.

Adjourn meeting at 8:05pm photos by Josh followed.



EAA 167 May 1, 2018.

18 members in attendance, 2 new geusts

Meeting called to order 7:15pm

Officers Present
Greg Murray President
Mark Shackford Secretary
Darren Stevenson Treasurer

Treasures report by Darren. Savings $100.03, Checking $10,821.83.  $3000.00 reserved for scholarships.

Old Business:

New Business:
Greg Baer asked for last years spread sheet.
Greg Murray spoke about commissioners report.
Open house 9/22/18 needs volunteers. 
Young Eagles day 5/26/18 Saturday need pilots and volunteers.
Talked about study nights success.
Donations needed for non profit funds. 
Jack Dubocee offers up $150.00 and seeks other members to do the same. Those that can not match, any amount will be greatly appreciated. Several members agreed.
Fly out to Half Moon Bay, 3 Luscombe flew together.

Meeting adjourned 7:55pm

EAA 167 April 3 2018.

11 members in attendance

Dinner 7pm to 7:15.

Meeting called to order 7:18pm.

Officers Present
Greg Murray President
Mark Shackford Secretary
Darren Stevenson Treasurer

Treasures report General fund $10,821.85, Savings acc $100.02. $3,000.00 reserved for scholarships.

Old Business:
Both chapter bank accounts are now at Travis Federal with all four Officers named.
Greg Murray talked about thesuccess of the FAA Written Exam Review Group that meets every Thursday 7pm. participation has grown and it is attracting both new and veteran pilots for review.

New business:
Greg Baer asked Marcus Shackford and Greg Murray to assist with Young Eagles day, May 26th.
Topic of fundraising ideas discussed.

Meeting closed at 8pm. Followed by story and movie of the USS Macon.

EAA #167 March 6th 2018

14 EAA members in attendance
Napa County Airport Interim Manager, Greg Baer
County of Napa Representative, Liz Babkirk
David Benner, Aviation Management Consulting Group
Katelyn Watson, Aviation Management Consulting Group

Meeting started 7:00pm

Officers Present
Greg Murray President
Duane Fey Vice President
Mark Shackford Secretary
Darren Stevenson Treasurer

Treasurer's Report $10,821.84 savings with $3,000.00 set aside for scholarship, leaving $7,821.84

New Business
Meeting was turned over to interim airport manager Greg Baer. Greg introduced consultant David Benner who spoke on the subjects of G.A, Safety, Minimum Standards, Development, Adhoc committee, Advisory committee and then opened it up to general public questions and comments.

Meeting adjourned at 8pm

EAA #167 February 6th 2018

Pot luck at 6:50pm

19 members signed in

Meeting started 7:08pm

Officers Present
Greg Murray President
Duane Fey Vice President
Mark Shackford Secretary
Darren Stevenson Treasurer

Treasurer's Report $10,996.16 savings with $3,000.00 set aside for scholarship, leaving $7,996.16

Old Business

A motion by Darren S. to put a one year limitation on scholarships. Seconded by Les L., passed uncontested.

Darren also recommend reducing the scholarships to $1,500, but no motion was made

Les Lucas reported on Fly Out to Sacramento Executive Airport. Met an A&P from a business at Eagles Nest private airport. They restore vintage war birds. We may be able to work out a Fly Out there with our group.

New Business

Up coming fly outs include Half Moon Bay, 2/10/2018, Riego Private airstrip, Sutter County Piper Club 3/24/18. Mercey Hot Springs, Date TBD.

Greg Baer interim Airport Manager spoke about the future vision of Napa airport. More users, 2 FBOs, Future development, Policy of rent control, Rules and regulations. Meeting will be Monday 3/5/18 @ 12 noon conference room.

Motion to adjourn by John K. Seconded by Dale K.

Meeting adjourned 7:35

Presentation of Supermarine Spitfire Systems by Jim Lachendro

EAA #167 January 2th 2018

Dinner at 7pm

18 members signed in

Meeting started at 7:17pm

Officers Present
Greg Present.  Duane Present.  Mark Present. Darren Absent, represented by Wife Carole.

Treasure report checking $10,817.15.  Petty cash $50.00 Keith

Old Business

John K. Remarks members help, Nominate membership officer, Fundership participation. Name tags for everyone.

Thanks to Carole and Darren for Christmas dinner and all they did.

Greg B. Officially received 5013C.

New Business
Bill W.  2 weeks from tonight Dean Stahr speaker at NPA. No fly out set. Email roster and news letter.

Clayton talked about college and future employment

7:35pm Dale K, motions to adjourn meeting, seconded by Patrick A.

Guest speaker Ryan tower controller until 9:15pm


EAA #167 December 12th 2017

Chapter Christmas Party


EAA #167 November 7th 2017

20 Members

Started at 7:17pm 

Treasurer's Report:
$11,230.21.  Petty cash $50.00   Total $11,280.21
Reserve $3,000.00 for committed scholarships.  Cash available $8,280.21.  
Income $2,224.50.    Expenses $4,412.45. ($3,000 scholarships and $1,412.45 ex).
Net profit/loss -$2,187.95.

Review old business:

10/31/17 last month for antique display and Nut Tree pancake breakfast.

Review new business
See Greg Murray or Les to sign up for next years paperwork for display Jan 1 17.

Non profit 501C filed 11/4/17

Election of Officers for 2018
Voting on paper ballots, Counted by V.P. Duane Fey, Witnessed by members Oren Redsun and Les Lucas

President Greg Murray
V.P. Duane Fey
Secretary Mark Shackford
Treasurer Darren Stevenson

Motion to adjourn Al Campbell, Second John Knight

End meeting 8:15pm. 


EAA #167 October 3rd 2017

19 People in Attendance

Start: 7:15

Old minutes approved     

Treasury Report Check register shows  $12,596  --
$50 petty cash --
Actual balance $9,643, as money for scholarships is set aside

Old Business

we now have an IRS non-profit number

Our picture was in the Napa Valley Register news paper

This Thursday and every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm an informal
ground class will be held here at the airport - it was very popular last time ---

New Business

nomination of officers --
President - Greg Murry, unopposed
Vice President - Duane Fey, unopposed
Secretary - Mark Shackford, unopposed
Treasurer -
Keith Hezmalhalch (incumbant)
Darren Stevenson

There will be an election for all offices at our November meeting, nothing is final until then. Anyone with a desire to hold any office should be at our November meeting, nominations will be opened just prior to the election.  

Fly Outs - it's been too windy ,nobody wanted to go

The 3rd weekend of each month is display day of vintage airplanes at our Napa Airport.

Young Eagles - we have 2 four place planes and 4 two place planes for our Young Eagles event on October 14th. Maybe we can get Sky Park guys to help - free gas and lunch ! -- Ground Crew need to show up around 9:30 am -- Bill Summers has flown 1,000 kids and he will be
here -- WOW

X-Mas dinner -- think about it 

Moment of silence for our beloved member Jack Cadwell who recently passed away at age 95. Also Keith Sherman's wife passed away recently

End -- 7:40

Secretary EAA #167 ---- Bob Smith



EAA #167 September 5th 2017

19 people attending

Start - 7:15

Old Minutes - Posted online, approved.

Treasurer Report $ 14,722 and $ 50 cash     

Old Business

fund raising - non-profit stasis -

Clayton needs to retake his check ride - need a flight for a grandfather's grandson -problem is he weights
300 lbs

Marcus Shackford and mother attended as he recived his check for $ 1500.00 - YEA MARK

New Business

By laws sent to members via email, voted on and approved

Bylaws to be sent to IRS then it will take 5-6 months to get tax number

Young Eagles -- October 14 - need ground crew - let Greg know -- suggestion made to have a kids corner for young
ones too young to fly --

October starting up informal ground school again -- 1st Thursday 7 -9;30

Drone sightings over Vallejo at 2,000 ft or more - early evenings - fully equipped with strobe and position lights - CHP ?

Long time member Jack Cadwell passed away -- he will be truly missed --

ICON crash - official - pilot error

Meeting Ended -- 7:43       Bob Smith   Secretary EAA 167 



EAA #167 August 3rd, 2017

20 people present

Start -- 7:24      

Old minutes  Read and approved by members

Treasurers Report --  $ 14,160 , $25 petty cash , still waiting for recites on young eagles
lunch expences

Old Business

6 planes flew out to Clear Lake last Sunday , had a good time

New Business

Talked about how great a deal it is for young pilots when we and Napa Pilots association
help with scholarships. The cost for  new pilots will be around $4,000 vs $10,000 

Talked about fund raising but first we need to reinstate our non-profit  status

Clayton Goodfellow was in the paper showed receiving our scholarship money

Marcus Shackford passed the written and soloed - Keith our treasure was not
at the meeting so no check was given to him - we owe you and won't forget !!

A request was made by a parent of son who has ADD and wanted to see if he
could go for a flight , it was left in the hands of the president

Tayler McCann gave a short bio of herself , she is going to be another new scholarship pilot

Collected $20 as membership dues fo Clayton Goodfellow

End of meeting -- 7:49            

Robert Smith , Secretary  EAA 167

After the meeting Oren Redsun gave an interesting presentation on the new 787-300 passenger jet


EAA # 167  July 6, 2017        

11 people present

Start 7:18

Old minutes: approved by members

Treasurers Report: $15,668 , $25 petty cash , $ 200 estimated cost for young eagles lunches

Old business:

Next young eagles in October ,

Tri pacer @ skypark - $25 donation to fly and must have CFI with you , 

Tower tour this month was very informational

New business:

Two student pilots who we are sponsoring talked about their journey so far.

Clayton Goodfellow just got 98% on his ground school written test and has soloed , as agreed
upon he was given a check for $1,500. Congratulations!

A motion was made and seconded, voted and passed to approved this pay out from our general fund.

Patricia Mc'Caffrey talked about attending our informal ground school from the beginning , she
is using "King School " lesson plan.

Note : Napa Pilot Association matches what we pay out, Yea !  

Note : hot weather watch density altitude !!

Next December might do informal ground school again ,

2 more candidates for scholarships, Josh Redsun and Talyor Mc'Cann.

It was voted on that new candidates need to show up at our
meeting - present themselves and fill out an application .

There was a discussion on future fund raising

Meeting closed -- 8:02         

Robert Smith ---- Secretary EAA 167     


EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From June 6th, 2017

Start  7:10   President and Vice President absent -- Treasurer, Secretary 8 members present

Treasury Report $15,698

Old Business

May minutes approved

Young Eagles - flew 68 kids and received a $10 donation - estimated cost for lunch - $100

New Business - None

End 7:28

Secretary Bob Smity

EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From May 2nd, 2017

16 people present

Treasury Report $15,693

note to remember that in sponsoring the 2 student pilots we that we voted to sponsor it will be $1,500 when they completed ground school and their solo and another $1,500 when they get their license = $3,000 --- times 2 = $6,000   So be ready for a dip in our account.

Young Eagles - May 27 - 10 planes - 18 seats - we will provide lunch - voted on and approved to
pay EAA membership for 2 pilots from Napa jet center volunteering to give rides in their 172

Secretary Bob Smity


EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From March 7th, 2017

Start 7:27 19 members / non members

Treasure Report  Napa Pilot's paid their 1/2 of x-mas party - $15,621 , cash $50.

Old Business -
Informal ground Thursday nights 7:00 - 9:00 In the Terminal Building. There are currently 7 people attending

tower visits can now happen , must be US citizen, ID  , come during business hours , call 707-235-1538

EAA 167 Logo Shirts Order form to be sent soon.

Greg talked about the proposed grass strip , kind of
impractical , regulations, dealing with FAA , federal $ , and maintaining it , etc.

New Business

NAPA to try and get high school kids to participate
in sheriff aro squadron - flying young eagles seems to be the same kids , need to reach out in the community to get more new kids

The next Young Eagles event is scheduled for May 25th Our goal is to have 15 pilots flying kids. At the last event we only had 7. Please contact Greg Baer (gbaer27@gmail.com) to volunteer.

There will be an Air Show on May 5 & 6 at Travis AFB. we'd like to get a group together to attend.

Castle air force base will do car show April 22, 2017 , great chance to look at a bunch of bombers , B17, B -2 ,etc. We're trying to round up some pilots to do a flyout to head down.

End at 8:02

EAA # 167 Secretary  -- Bob Smith


EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From February 7th, 2017

Start 7:28 pm                       18 people

Old minutes - approved

Treasure report - $ 14,279.66

Old business

Checking account has been switched to the new co-signers.

Logo on shirts delayed but coming , royal blue , our logo , $20 --- thinking of having a silk screened logo T-shirt for young eagles
to buy.

Ground school is going on each Thursday , for free , here at the airport meeting room , 7 to 8 people have been attending , it is an informal review of everything , it will be running for another 3 - 4 weeks.

New business

Possible tower visit , will notify everyone by e-mail.

Duane Fay will propose to the Napa airport to allow a grass landing strip in front of the tower

5013C non profit status needs to be addressed , president Greg Murray will talk to Greg Baer about it

Thinking of honoring Jack Cadwell for his kindness though out the years , approved by membership

Meeting ended at - 7:43 

P.S. A 65 Continental Engine needed

Keith Hezmalhalch has a SeaRey kit for sale - below factory price !


EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From January 3rd, 2017

START 7:30 pm












                                         SECRETARY EAA #167   BOB SMITH


EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From November 1st, 2016

Start 7:33 pm

Old Minutes read and accepted

Treasure Report same old , same old $14,611.24

Old Business

Mercy Hot Springs fly out - cancelled cause of rain - 8 pilots wanted to go ! -next 3 months will try to go again - John volunteered to haul equipment by car if needed.

Young Eagles - working on shirts and colors - correction on shirts - they will be for pilots and staff only

Holiday Dinner - well too late for rsvp now but everyone got an email from Duane ( hopefully ) - its at the airport restaurant - from 6-7 - dinner at 7pm - raffle maybe.

Richard Craig has a student for a scholarship - after ground school we plan on matching NAPA's contribution for expenses up to $1,500

New Business - the question was put out how money for the club

End of Business meeting at 7:57

Guest speaker Oren Redsun reviewed his 26 years at United working on 747s - 40 minute presentation Thank You Mr Redson - it was enjoying and educational

     Secretary EAA # 167 Bob Smith 

EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From  October 4th, 2016

Start 7:27 pm      

16 people showed up

New members
Matt Scott - wants to be a pilot
Robert Wright - wants to build a "Hawk"-has 10 hours flight time.

Old minutes On line, accepted

Treasurer's Report $14'792 - approved and accepted

Old business:
movie - next spring ,


Young Eagles 37 kids - on line registration works great - $37 donated - a thank you note to Napa Jet Center signed by the kids was a great idea (they provides free gas for the planes ) - next time maybe get shirts with our logo for the kids and pilot - voted and passed to have logo on our web sight be the official logo of EAA # 167, need to decide colors of shirts next meeting

Motion made and passed to have logo copy righted - cost $25 ,

Motion made and passed to keep the current slate of officers for the coming year.

CARROL AND DARREN - JAN AND BILL - THANK YOU AHEAD OF TIME FOR HELPING THE X-MAS DINNER - Dec.6th is the dinner here at the restaurant - rsvp by Oct. 22 (oops blew that early notice) - $48 / person - arrive at 6:30 - dinner at 7:00 pm

New business:
Scholarship for new flyers - reimbursement for ground school and getting license - help out - $1,000.00 ?

End 8:21                               

BOB SMITH - Secretary EAA #167


EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From  August 2nd, 2016

Start - 7:27PM

19 in attendance

Old minutes: on line , not read

Treasurer's report: acknowledged and approved

Old business:

Movie for this fall ? need to run a test run first.
EAA dinner at Jack's winery, the day after Labor Day - 9/6/2016 - starts at 6pm - please please RSVP so we can plan the right amount of food -- RSVP to Bill Wheadon @gmail.com -- directions - google Caldwell vineyard ,    
Fly out to Mercy's hot springs - October 15th or 22nd ?,     

New business:
John Tuteur -- assessor  for Napa county  - gave a talk on how the county tax is applied to aircraft.
Young eagles Sept 24th - will need volunteers -- expect to be done by 3pm or 4pm. Napa jet center Will pay for fuel
X-mas dinner -- Comrade on Lincoln Rd. -- must RSVP    
Discussion on buying a flight simulator for $5,000. -- motion made to table it and look into it further.

Adjured at 8:45pm


EAA #167 Meeting Minutes From  July 5, 2016

Start - 7:30

6 members , 2 guests , 4 pizzas , bottles of wine !

Old minutes ---

Treasure report ---- $14,676

Old business -----

New business

-Renew non profit status,
-Getting an EAA plane, scholarship for "Jerry "
-Invite for dinner with NAPA
-Ooutdoor movie for Sept.? , 
-Air[pot weather cam @ our web site

Gave Al Cambel  $43.24 recipes for pizza and $95 cash

End at 7:46

Bob Smith, Secretary  EAA 167


EAA 167  Meeting Minutes From June 7, 2016

Start time: 7:39pm

12 Member present, new member Steve Brossean- Welcome Steve!

Past minutes:
Membership approved

Treasury report:
No change- Membership approved

Old/New Business:

-Young eagles a success, Greg not here, registration done on line, 30 flights, 6 pilots, went really smooth, Greg your the man!
- Fly out to Mercy's hot springs, not this weekend, table it to next month's meeting
- John Knight has a set of Benson gyro blades, less than 40 hours on them, price is $ 1500 plus shipping.
- Summer airport outdoor movie, Planes. Maybe next Young Eagles or Napa pilots dinner
- Have old EAA projector, Duane will inspect to see if it works
- Steve Brossean has a Taylor aircraft, 1977, 0200 engine, has a miller turn glider, all wood, 267 hours, in storage
- Duane has a 6ft USB borescope for those hard to get to inspections
- Scholarship, NAPA will reimburse a local student pilot $1500, should we match?
- Christmas Party Location?
- Duane $25/ per head prime rib, motion to table it, need date
- Tri-Pacer for NAPA for trainer, Club? 2nd tri pacer at Skypark

Meeting adjourned at 8:22pm


PAST Months

EAA 167  Meeting Minutes From May 3, 2016  -

Meeting started at 7:31

Note : We had 5 bottles of white and red wine !!!! - pizza from Costco - brownies and 13 members

Past Minutes
Posted on the movie screen and approved

Treasury report
Same old same old - approved

New business
EAA scholarship, we have a student that wants and is eager to get his pilot's license, we need to investigate helping him financially.

Discussed flying to Mercy hot springs , 1- 1/2  hours away , June 11th or 18th.

Duane has volunteered his services to cook this years X-MAS party.

New member Patrick Anderson shared his airplane history , has traded around 6 or 7 planes , currently has a 210 and wants to do a home built.

Tom Lipsey has a 73 Grumman Traveler, 160 hp , now being repaired for a stuck exhaust valve.

Welcome new member Patrick Anderson !!

Meeting adjourned at 7:47

Also, it has come to my attention that members are not getting E-mail notices of monthly meetings - I guess that falls on the secretary - daa - I'm not to savy with computers - anyway meeting are the first Tuesday of each month.

Bob Smith -  Secretary EAA #167 


EAA #167 meeting - April 2016

Meeting started at 7:34 , called to order by president Greg Murry.

Old minutes read and approved with one correction - NAPA did not have a tri-pacer airplane donated
to their organization. the tri-pacer is going to be used in starting a "flying club " by Todd Walker - as
a less expensive way for those who need to rent an airplane in persecute of their pilot's license and
for those pilots who want to keep flying in a more economical way.

Treasury Report : Same old - same old Money is the same - no changes

New Business : Discussion on the need for more hangers to open up on the 3rd weekend of each
month. This is a chance for the public to discover and explore our Napa airport. It is organized by
Napa Airport & Pilot Association --- NAPA . A fly out is tentatively scheduled for June 11th or
June 18th to " Mercy Hot Springs " It seems like a cool place and everyone - well it seemed like
everyone - is for it.

Meeting ended at 8:10 with 13 people present

After the meeting 3 new visitors singed up as members of EAA #167

Mark Shackford , Marcus Sharkford ( son) and Jim Robinson WELCOME !!!

We also received a $10 donation for the pot luck dinner the members have been putting on
before each meeting -- Thank you 

Note : Anyone from the public reading this -- our meeting are open to anyone with an interest in
airplanes . You don't need to have a pilot's license or even own an airplane just a love of planes.
We are also working on any adult who would like to fly sometime on getting them in the air !


Bob Smith - Secretary EAA #167





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President: Greg Murray

Vice President: Duane Fey

Secretary: Robert Smith

Treasurer: Keith Hezmalhalch

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