A Review of NFC Accomplishments in 2013

It’s been quite a year. Definately controversial. But much progress was made. Let’s examine some of the tangibles of what has happened this year over at the NFC.

– Social & Aviation Aspects –

01 Ray Erhart Memorial Bursary Awarded to Tessa Ferneybough

12 1st Saturday of the Month Inter Flying Club “Fly-In” Brunches 

12 Mid-Month “Hump Day” BBQ/Breakfast/Brunches

02 Clubhouse Pancake Breakfasts

06  Clubhouse Impromptu BBQ/Lunches

01 Blue Hawaii Wedding Reception

01 Women in Aviation Tour/Brunch

02 Pool/Poker/Darts Evenings

02 Member Rememberence Events

46 Truancy Squadron Fly-Outs

04 Fly-Outs to Vargas/Nootka Islands

01 Fly-Out to Friday Harbour

02 Air Cadet GroundSchools

01 Airman Re-Currency Seminar

01 Glider Re-Currency GroundSchool

01 Hosted BC 99’s Poker Run Stop

01 Snowbirds at the NFC

01 AirCadet Annual Ceremonial Review

01 Clubhouse Christmas Party

– Clubhouse Improvements –

Kitchen Cabinets Re-Painted

Both Bathrooms Re-Painted

Both Storage Rooms Organized

Hangar Cleaned & Purged of Sundry Storage

New Heating Oil Tank Installed

Power Outage Clubhouse Access Installed

Emergency Stop Button on Fuel Pumps Installed

Installed New Electrical Circuit for Kitchen Counter Area

Dishwasher replaced with new/donated Dishwasher

Cement Barricades removed from Rear of Fuel Storage Building

Upper Clubhouse Decking Power Washed & Re-Painted

Ramp Asphalt Cracks Re-Sealed

KeyFob Clubhouse Entry Eliminated

Built 2 New Picnic Tables/Refinished Existing Tables

Donated Equipment Storage Shed Set-Up

New Lighting in Hangar Bathroom Installed

Broadband Modem Relocated for Easier Access

Installation of Timer Control for Meeting Room Electrical Heaters

Clubhouse Meeting Room Roof Leak Repaired

– Operational Improvements –

Fuel Terminal Telephone Line Eliminated

Elimination of Credit Card Charges using NFC Debit Card 

NFC Banking Institution Changed

Member Contact Records Updated

Member Past Dues/Parking Fees Issues Corrected

Bookeeping Records Improved with Entry Details

Bookeeping Records Improved to Permit Timely Automatic Billing

Direct to All Member NFC eNote News Dissemination Implemented

Brand New WP Website Implemented

– Club Membership Growth –

22 New Members joined the NFC in 2013

2013 is also a banner year for Total NFC Membership

– Club Dues & Finances –

2014 Annual Dues remain at $120/year

2014 Annual Tie-Downs remain $360/year $420/year with hydro access

2014 Hangar Rental Rates Now Normalized

Awarded $1000 to Tessa Ferneybough from 2013 Erhart Bursary

Social Fund healthy & growing

Club Contingency Funds healthy & growing

Club Savings Funds healthy & growing

2013 was NFC’s most profitable -EVER-

– Purchase of a Club Owned Rental Aircraft –  

1978 C-172  100SMOH  $36K, with $16Kdown, remaining balance at NO interest

Budgeted at 10 Rental Members  –  Actual 13 Rental Members

Budgeted at 4 hrs/yr/Rental Member  –  Actual Commitment 10 hrs/yr/Rental Member

– John Lovelace Century Flight –  

Successfully Lobbied to Host 2014 Century Flight

The Century Flight is expected to bring ~150 Aircraft to the NFC in July 2014

– NFC Board, Executive & Core Volunteer Efforts –  

The NFC’s 2013 Executive and core group of volunteers have worked very hard to provide excellent value to NFC Members.  With everyone’s support, the 2014 Executive plans to continue with a progressive attitude in promoting aviation, keeping 100LL as affordable as possible,  foster real growth and to continue with improvements to the NFC.

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