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August 29, 2015

The 28th FAI World Aerobatic Championships has concluded in Chateauroux, France with the Final Freestyles (Four Minute program) flown today followed by an airshow. 

Alexandre Orlowski of France is the new Overall World Aerobatic Champion, taking home the prestigious Aresti Cup.  Alexandre's rise in aerobatics has been meteoric.  A French Air Force pilot flying with the EVAA (France's military pilot group flying in FAI Aerobatic Championships), he is qualified in the Mirage 2000 and Alpha Jet. In 2013, he flew in Advanced category and came in 2nd overall in the European Advanced...

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August 24, 2015

We have just received a file with all of the 7 Free Unknown sequences that will be flown by the pilots in Programme 3 at the World Aerobatic Championships now in progress in Chateauroux, France.  The US Team pilots will fly sequence "J".  Altogether, 14 sequences were submitted by the teams but in the end, only 7 are being used by the pilots.  Flying was called off today due to high wind but it appears the contest will resume tomorrow.  The Free Programme (Programme 2) is not yet complete.  Results can be found at http://www....

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August 20, 2015

Most of IAC's new "Unlimited Collection" of merchandise, which we debuted at AirVenture, can now be found on the EAA Store. Go to the link for photos, info, and ordering. We ran out of some items at AirVenture and those are on order and will be in stock in a few weeks -- including our incredibly popular Pitts Anniversary t-shirts and caps. We will announce availability here.

August 17, 2015

Looking to follow what going on at the World Aerobatic Championships?  You can do that here: or 

Team members and Team official photographer Evan Peers of AirSpace Media are also posting at the Team's Facebook page:
IAC webpage:

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August 7, 2015

After each IAC election, the President reviews who has joined the IAC Board and who should be assigned what region.  These Directors have been assigned the following Regions:

  • Mike Rinker (Southeast)*
  • Bruce Ballew (Mid America)
  • Tim Just (Southwest)*
  • Rob Holland (Northeast)
  • Doug Lovell (South Central)
  • Debby Rihn-Harvey (International)
  • Michael Steveson (Northwest)*

The Directors with asterisks (*) represent changes to the representative for that IAC Region. 

A list along with a map of the regions and...

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August 3, 2015

The US Unlimited Aerobatic Team is now in place in Albert, France and they pose here with their aircraft in a photo taken this evening, Monday, August 3rd, after what was undoubtedly a long day. Some of the airplanes made the long journey across the Atlantic in a container or were sent over onboard cargo aircraft.  With their coach, Coco Bessiere, there with them it promises to be a productive and intense two weeks before they move to the contest site in Chateauroux on August 16th.  Updates as we receive them. 

Team members (left to right): Benjamin Freelove, Jeff Boerboon, Rob...

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