July 11, 2014

If you're planning to be at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 at the end of this month, make sure to stop by the Vicki Cruse Educational Pavilion at the IAC building right off of show center, where we have an all-star lineup of speakers scheduled. Here's the schedule:

Wednesday, July 30
8:30 am - 9:45 am     Will Berninger and Tom Wheeler, International Miniature Aerobatic Club
10:00 am -11:15 am   Bill...

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July 9, 2014

IAC Chapter 88 and Contest Director Brian Roodvoets hosted the Michigan Aerobatic Open in Jackson, Michigan on the weekend before the Fourth of July. They flew sixteen competitors in four categories, Primary through Advanced Power.

Find Jackson, Michigan at the bottom of the Michigan "Mitt," the lower peninsula, north of the border with Ohio. It's thirty or forty miles West of much maligned Detroit, the same distance East of world famous Kellogg's Battle Creek. Snap, Crackle, and Pop were unable to attend. The Great Lake Erie is East. The Great Lake Michigan is West....

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July 6, 2014

You can take Amtrak to Ephrata, Washington. You can walk to the airport from the station. But, better to land with your aerobatic airplane and participate in the Apple Cup.

Ephrata is in central Washington State, across the coastal mountains to the East of Seattle, on the Northwest edge of the agricultural portion of the state, which is otherwise mountainous. Spokane, pronounced Spoke-Ann, is about a hundred miles East-Northeast of Ephrata. Mount Ranier is about a hundred miles West-Southwest. Mount Baker and Snoqualmie National Forest are about a hundred miles West-...

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June 27, 2014

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 2013!

Use this link https://www.iac.org/award-nomination-form to make an on-line nomination. You can nominate ...

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June 16, 2014

An updated version of the Official Contest rules is now available at https://www.iac.org/download-contest-rules (member login required). Changes from 2013 are marked with solid lines in the margins; changes since the previous edition are marked with dashed lines. If you wish to print a new hard copy of the revised rule book, ONLY the Part 1 file need be reprinted.

May 31, 2014

Following are the IAC Achievement awards processed from the last six months (Oct 2013 through May 2014) .

Power Achievement Awards

Power Award Recipients - 4th Quarter 2013
1183 Gary Brook Primary Smooth - *w/CFI
703 Amelia Gagnon Primary Stars
899 Robert Dumovic Sportsman Smooth
493 Matthew Dunfee Intermediate Smooth

Power Award Recipients - 1st Quarter 2014
1184 T. Nicole Brill Primary Smooth - *w/CFI
1185 Matthew Bethke Primary...

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