You’re invited to join IAC Chapter 61 for the 44th consecutive running (longest in IAC history) of the Giles Henderson Memorial Challenge (formerly known as the Salem Illinois Regional Aerobatic Contest). The event will be held at the Salem Leckrone airport (SLO) and will include Primary through Unlimited power categories. Spectators and especially children are welcome at no charge.
Registration and practice will be held on Thursday, 16 May and Friday 17 May, starting at 10:00. The contest will begin with a 7:30 briefing on Saturday, 18 May and conclude by noon on Sunday 19 May.
The banquet will be held Saturday evening at the Elks Lodge (315 North Broadway, Salem, IL, 62881).
See contest layout at http://www.iac61.eaachapter.org/slocontest.htm.
Lodging and Transportation:
Each of these hotels is conveniently located near the airport and within walking distance to local restaurants.
Quality Inn and Suites: 618-548-2177
Super 8: 618-548-5882
Guest House Inn: 618-548-4212
Holiday Inn Express: 618-740-0913
Chapter members will provide shuttle service between the hotels and airport.
Entry fees for competitors (includes banquet):
Sportsman – Unlimited: $130
Hangar: $10/night per aircraft
Additional banquet tickets: $20
Salem Leckrone Airport (SLO)
1100 Airport Road
Salem, Illinois 62881
Kevin Kegin – Contest Director
kevinkegin52 [at] gmail.com
John Housley – Chapter 61 President
Iacchapter61 [at] gmail.com
Contact Kevin Kegin, Contest Director, at kevinkegin52 [at] gmail.com or John Housley, Chapter President, at iacchapter61 [at] gmail.com