Committee Meeting 4th April 2023

Minutes of Committee meeting Marine Hotel Hotel Stonehaven 4 April 2023


  • Scott Mather Chairman
  • Martin Yarrow Treasurer
  • Kieran Campbell Sites Officer
  • Andy Fowlie Safety Officer
  • Julian Robson Chief Coach

Chairmans Report

Brief introduction and outlined what had been done in relation to club, usual fielding
enquiries about sport, getting paperwork sorted out for two new club coaches and pilot
rating, Repack (thanks Kieran) and a bit of flying.

Secretary Report

Not present nothing forwarded.

Treasurers Report

Subscriptions had been received.
Bank Balance circa £4500.
Tap access to be paid when invoice received.
Donations to Mountain Rescue and Air Ambulance due out in next quarter.

Sites Officer

Drone trial at Montrose had passed no issues mentioned, but they, Skyports,
had not entered a letter of Agreement. No new activity had been noted. A more organised
effort by a group called Caeleus is looking at much bigger more spread out projects at
moment. The General Aviation Alliance is leading response. Teams meeting 18 April, Kieran
planning to join, and expect a number of other Scottish clubs to join to.
Dunnydeer change in ownership at bottom of hill, no apparent changes or issues yet.
Seasonal restrictions St Cyrus, Glen Clova and awareness raised concerning Hen Harriers
Creag Meagadh.

Safety Officer

Two incidents involving club members. One serious injury involving prolonged
hospitalisation. Other water landing at coastal site.

Getting plans together for a firstaid course in late October November period.

Chief Coach

Had only returned from travels. May have a couple CP exams to set with
members originally from other countries. A few newer or returning pilots to keep an eye on
in coming season.
A discussion about coaching followed.

Competition coordinator

Not present. However, a discussion concerning new format of
Scottish nationals and tasks entered. Also try to get organised for club trophies, Spring cup in particular.


nothing was noted

Next Meeting

Early July by arrangement.