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February 4, 2015

The 2015 version of the IAC Official Contest Rules is now available for download.  The rules have just been finalized by Brian Howard, Chairman of the IAC Rules Committee, in cooperation with the members of the Committee.

Proposals for the 2015 contest year were considered by the Committee and submitted to the IAC Board of Directors for their review and approval when the Board met in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on November 12 and 13, 2014.

Get your copy at: https://www.iac.org/download-contest-rules (member login required)...

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February 3, 2015

This summer will mark the 70th anniversary of the first test flight of the Pitts S-1 by Curtis Pitts himself.  This aircraft went on to become one of the premiere aerobatic aircraft of all times and continues to enjoy an active life in the hands of competition and recreational pilots around the world.  It remains one of the iconic aircraft types in aerobatic history and made possible the foundation, growth, and expansion of IAC in the 1970's.  Its importance to aerobatic development cannot be overemphasized. 

To recognize this beautiful airplane and all the models that have...

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February 1, 2015

Call for Annual Non-Flying Award Nominations
Each year, the membership of the IAC nominates outstanding volunteers to be recognized for their contribution to the sport of aerobatics.

This is an excellent opportunity to give recognition to an outstanding IAC member who spends their valuable time volunteering for the benefit of many.  Let's recognize our unsung heroes for 2014!

Click here to make an on-line nomination. You can nominate your fellow IAC'ers for one of the five non-flying awards...

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January 22, 2015

The 2015 National Aerobatic Championships Website is up and running at www.IAC.org/nationals. Lots of good information and MUCH more to come!! If you are sponsoring our Welcome Trailer, lunches, coffee/donuts or anything...

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January 17, 2015

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 at contest (Stars Achievement) in the Fourth quarter of 2014.

All award recipients since 1970 can be found on the Achievement Award webpages:
Power: https://www.iac.org/legacy/power-achievement-awards-home
Glider: https://www.iac.org/legacy/glider-achievement-...

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January 5, 2015

Wes Liu of Brookline, New Hampshire has been appointed the new Chair of the IAC's Judges Program.  The program serves to certify and renew IAC Regional and National Judges and to organize Judges Schools across the country.  Since all contests require competent judges, the program has been one of IAC's most important initiatives since 1970.  The Judges Chair also serves on the IAC Rules Committee.

Wes has been a member of IAC since 1984 (IAC #10467), served as a chapter president, been a National Judge since 2007, and has competed since 2002 in his Pitts S-2A and currently flies...

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