December 2022 – Meeting Recap

Club Business

The club approved finances to pay for UNM CE meeting space in 2023.

Although a contest schedule has not yet been created for 2023, contests are expected to remain as “Open” theme. Anyone interested in sponsoring a themed contest should notify the E-board.

The Model of the Year contest was held for all the 2022 Best of Show winners.

Special Presentation - Jim Stark, WWII P-38 Pilot

Jim Stark (age 98) recounts, in great detail and clarity, his experience flying a P-38 in the Army Air Corp near the end of WWII in the European theater, including how he was shot down, spent 5 days behind enemy lines, and managed to escape.

Model of the Year Winners

Casey Rupley
USS Reuben James, FFG-57

James Medina

Rolf Nitsche
“Hamburg Harbor”

AJ Tate
Monitor & Merrimack

(no meeting pictures to share yet)