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April 9, 2024

Have a passion for aerobatics? Interested in supporting the IAC and its members by becoming a member of the board of directors? 

If you or an IAC member you know is interested in running for an officer or director position, it's time to get your nomination form signed by 10 current IAC members. Deadline for submission is April 12, 2024.

You will need to send in the form with a current photo and a bio of less than 500 words to the nomination's chairman.

Get all the details and nomination form here:…

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March 4, 2024

On January 24, 2024, the IAC Board of Directors approved updated versions of the Aircraft Technical Review Form (formerly the Aircraft Review Form), and the Pilot Document Review Form (formerly the Document Review Form).  These are the two documents that are collectively referred to as the "tech inspection" portion of registration.

The…

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March 1, 2024

By Bill Freeman EAA #148597, Reprinted from the 1981 EAA Designee Newsletter
Technical Tips Manual Vol 2

In the aircraft community the term "metal fatigue" is often used without any explanation, usually in reference to some part which has failed an inspection or perhaps a part which has failed in service.

Some self-styled authorities will say that the metal "crystallized," which caused it to crack. You may envision the metal somehow getting "tired" and failing, and in some older aircraft it might seem…

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February 28, 2024

Tim Dahnke will be joining the IAC team on Monday, March 4 as the new IAC Executive Director.  He will have responsibility over all IAC operations, including managing events such as the IAC presence at AirVenture and the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. In the role, he will enjoy interacting with the IAC Board of Directors and building support for the IAC membership and IAC chapters while continuing to grow the relationship between IAC and EAA.

Tim is a Wisconsinite. He and his wife Roxy currently reside in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Aviation has always been a part of Tim’s life. He…

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February 26, 2024

Verne Jobst died peacefully in McHenry,
 Illinois on February 13, 2024, at the age of 92.
Verne Jobst was one of IAC’s longest-serving 
presidents, holding office from 1973 to 1978. 
At that time, the IAC was set on a rapid growth path, 
and this was encouraged, enhanced, and made
possible by Verne’s energy and relentless devotion 
to the IAC and the sport. He loved the club, what it represented, the people in it. They loved him 
as well.

In 1970, Verne was one of the earliest members of the IAC having joined in the first few weeks of the club…

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February 22, 2024

 The 2024…

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