Awards Programs

Through its many awards programs, IAC recognizes members' accomplishments and contributions to the sport.

Achievement Awards

for demonstrated aerobatic proficiency, within and outside of contests

 

Regional Contest Awards

for top-placing flying at regional aerobatic competitions

 

U.S. Nationals Awards

      Power Awards

      Glider Awards

for top-placing flying at the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships;

some awards are restricted to power or glider categories

 

The Regional Series

top-placing participants in each Region must fly in at least 3 IAC sanctioned contest during the year

 

The L. Paul Soucy Trophy

honoring the pilot with the best three competition scores, measured across the contest season

 

The Charlie Hillard Trophy

presented to the highest placing American pilot at the most recent World Aerobatic Championship.

 

Non-Flying Awards

recognizing members for outstanding contributions to the sport and to IAC

 

IAC Open Championship Titles

top placing pilot in each category at an IAC Open Championships (East and West)

 

IAC Championships Awards (discontinued)

for top-placing flying at the IAC Championships and Championships of the Americas, operated from 1971 to 2000