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March 26, 2020


By Jack J. Pelton, EAA CEO and Chairman of the Board

March 26, 2020 - My fellow EAAers, I’m writing this to address the status of AirVenture Oshkosh 2020. Today we are still planning on having the event beginning July 20, 2020.  In that context, I wanted to let people know how we’re approaching the planning process for AirVenture, and to...

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March 25, 2020

These are challenging times for organizations. The IAC is an association based on activity and social interaction and we are feeling the separation from our friends more keenly as we get deeper into the contest and judges school season. See Jack Pelton's message regarding AirVenture planning HERE.(updated 3/26/20)

We want to be compliant with...

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March 16, 2020

Due to Guidelines issued by the CDC for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) some judge schools and contests are cancelling or rescheduling their events. Please check the IAC Judge School Calendar and the IAC Contest Calendar before you travel.

Updates for March 16-30:

The judge school in ...

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March 13, 2020
For Immediate Release
Lakeland, FL: SUN ‘n FUN and the Aerospace Center for Excellence are deeply concerned about the developing crisis with COVID-19 and understand our responsibility to help in the fight against the spread of the disease. Our first priority is always the health, safety, and well-being of our patrons, partners, staff and volunteers. With the full support of Polk County, the City of Lakeland, Lakeland Linder International Airport, and the FAA, at this time we are planning to postpone the 2020 SUN ‘n FUN...
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March 10, 2020

Hello IAC Contest Directors and Organizers,

The weather is warming up here in Oshkosh and I know many of you are gearing up for your 2020 contests. Spring is definitely getting closer, and with that, contest season. I want to make you aware of a few things as you complete planning—

1. If you plan on having a Legacy category at your contest, you will need to add an entry to the current contest listing. You can check out the details at

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March 9, 2020

As and IAC/EAA member you are elgigble for exclusive members-only discounts at Office Depot and OfficeMax! This is coming in handy for many of our chapters that are in the thick of printing their contest paperwork.

Members receive:

  • Up to 75% off preferred products
  • 93,000 products discounted below retail pricing
  • FREE next-day delivery on online orders over $50 (excludes furniture)
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