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May 26, 2023

President and CEO leaves a solid foundation and legacy of public service.  

WASHINGTON, DC- Following a long career of public service, the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced today that President and CEO, Greg Principato, will retire from the association effective on September 15, 2023. Principato has served the NAA since 2016.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors I want to thank Greg for all he has done for the NAA,” said Board Chair Jim Albaugh. “Greg not only...
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May 15, 2023

Registration for the 2023 U.S. National Aerobatic Championship is open for pilots and volunteers at  Scroll down to 2023 US National Aerobatic Championships and click on the dark blue "Register" button to the right of the contest title.

The U.S. Nationals take place SEPTEMBER 24 - 29, 2023 in Salina, Kansas. 

Get all the details for hotels, events during the week, entry fees and links to photo galleries, social media and the LIVE feed on YouTube here: ...

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May 5, 2023

Submit nominations for the Annual Non-Flying Awards - Deadline is June 1, 2023.

Each year, the membership of the IAC nominates outstanding volunteers...

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April 24, 2023
The deadline for IAC Rules Change proposals is July 1, as noted in Section 1 of the IAC Contest Rules. If you're planning to propose rules changes, the best way to do so is to go to this address:, fill out the form, and hit "Submit". IAC member login is required.
If you happen to be an IAC member but for whatever reason can't use the above link, you can send a proposed change to ruleschair [at] and it will be forwarded to the Rules Committee chair...
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April 14, 2023

Clinton Alexander McHenry, Jr. died peacefully in Belle Glade, FL on April 14, 2023 at the age of 96. Clint is survived by his children, Karen Stephens (John), Jon, and Leigh Woodham (Brent), grandchildren Clint McHenry IV, Jeffrey Woodham (Jeffrey Pierce), David Woodham, and Kimberly Clark (Chris). He was preceded in death by his wife Marcia Roeding McHenry, son Clinton Alexander McHenry III, parents Clinton Alexander McHenry and Anna Lowry McHenry, and grandson Luke Woodham.

Clint was born on June 19, 1926 in Berwick, PA. He moved frequently as a child but considered Waynesboro,...

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April 10, 2023

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023 will include a full roster of forums in the IAC’s Vicki Cruse Educational Pavilion at the IAC Aerobatic Center. The forums are scheduled daily from Tuesday, July 25, through Friday, July 28, 2023, and run for approximately one hour and 15 minutes each.

A fantastic lineup of aerobatic and unusual attitude forums throughout the week are being planned. Everything from spins to the IAC Collegiate Program or exploring flying aerobatics in your homebuilt and recreational aerobatics will be covered. Hear from IAC Hall of Famers, competitors and Master CFIs,...

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