Preparations for the IAC's 70th anniversary of the Pitts Special's first flight are coming together and will include a full roster of forums at the IAC Pavilion. The forums are scheduled daily with four forums per day from Tuesday, July 21 through Saturday July 25.
Specific Pitts-Centric forums include;
Skip Stewart – Pitts Modifications
Steve Wolf – Rigging your Pitts and Spins as a Maneuver
Budd Davisson – Pitts Breed: the Various Models, which is best for you?
Kevin Kimball – The Pitts Model 12
Don Taylor – The Pitts Aircraft Effect on Aerobatics – both Nationally and Internationally
Gary Debaun – Buying a Used Pitts
Peter Gauthier – Pitts Restoration (N22E)
Budd Davisson – The Pitts Landing Myth: Anyone can do it..no..really!
Dave Dent – How to Rig a Pitts, the Easy Way
Full schedule of IAC Pavilion speakers during AirVenture:
Tuesday, July 21
8:30-9:45am Billy Werth - Getting your head around Unusual Attitude Recoveries
10:00-11:15am Skip Stewart - Pitts Modifications
11:30-12:45pm Dagmar Kress - Basic Aerodynamics and Spin Recoveries
1:00 - 2:15pm Kevin Kimball - The Pitts Model 12
Wednesday, July 22
8:30-9:45am Don Taylor - Pitts Aircraft it's effect on aerobatics, Nationally/Internationally
10:00-11:15am Gary Debaun - Buying a Used Pitts
11:30-12:45pm Bill Finagin - Spins and Emergency Recoveries
1:00 - 2:15pm Peter Gauthier - Pitts Restoration (N22E)
Thursday, July 23
8:30-9:45am Steve Wolf - Rigging your Pitts and Spins as a Maneuver
10:00-11:15am Budd Davisson - Pitts Breed; Various Models - which is best for you?
11:30-12:45pm Michael Church - Aerobatics after Primary Training; the best choice
1:00 - 2:15pm Steve Johnson - RVs and Aerobatics
Friday, July 24
8:30-9:45am IAC ANNUAL MEETING
10:00-11:15am Budd Davisson - The Pitts Landing Myth; Anyone can do it...no...really!
11:30-12:45pm Don Weaver - Basic Aerodynamics of Aerobatics, Part 1
1:00 - 2:15pm Don Weaver - Basic Aerodynamics of Aerobatics, Part 2
Saturday, July 25
8:30-9:45am Will Berninger - IMAC; Scale Aerobatic Competition
10:00-11:15am Dave Dent - How to Rig a Pitts; the Easy Way
11:30-12:45pm Luca Burtossio - Glider Aerobatics
1:00 - 2:15pm Michael Lents - Fostering Skill; Competition for First Time Competitors