Congratulations to Brian Branscomb (IAC #434600) and Dave Williams (IAC #436366) for being the first to earn certification as IAC Regional Judges in the 2015 season. Both attended last month's Palo Alto, California "Introduction to Aerobatic Judging" course taught by Doug Hansmann and Dave Watson. Dave immediately passed the Regional Judge exam with a score of 92%. Brian posted a 90%. With Brian and Dave having already accomplished their required Assistant Judge field experience during the 2014 competition season, Tom Myers and Dave Watson administered the Oral/Practical...(read more)
In accordance with Rule 2.6.3(e) of the IAC Rule Book, the first judges list of 2015 was issued on April 15th. All current judges and all newly-lapsed judges have been notified of their status by email.
To view the list of current judges, click here or navigate using the menu bar:
Programs -> Judges -> Current Judges List
NOTE: This marks the...(read more)
Congratulations to the individuals on the following page who have applied for and received Achievement Awards from flying in a non-contest environment (Smooth Achievement) or at contest (Stars Achievement) in the first quarter of 2015.
All award recipients since 1970 can be found on the Achievement Award webpages:
|Wed, April 22||11am||Bill Finagin||Out of control? Now is not the time to learn how to recover|
|Wed, April 22||noon||Patty Wagstaff||There are no unusual attitudes for aerobatic pilots|
|Thurs, April 23||11am||Greg Koontz||When you have a good slow roll, you understand aerobatics|
|Thurs, April 23||noon...|
In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the first test flight of the Pitts S-1, speakers at the IAC Pavilion will cover subjects in their forums that are "Pitts-Centric". Forums will be ongoing from Tuesday through Saturday (July 21-25) that will delve into all areas of the airplane and the aerobatics for which it is known.
Gary Debaun, US Nationals CD, has signed up to give a forum on "Buying a Used Pitts", Wednesday, July 22 at 10:00. Gary has done many pre-buys over the years and says, "You better assign me a time slot or I...(read more)