IAC Forums Wednesday July 26th

Join us at the IAC Pavilion for the forums on Wednesday, July 26, 2017;


8:30-9:45am  |  Jim Bourke  |  USA Unlimited Team

Jim is an IAC National Judge has served, as a contest director, jury member, is an active competitor and a member of the USA 2017 Unlimited Team.

Jim Bourke talks about his experience rising through the ranks to become a US Unlimited Aerobatic Team member.  Learn about aerobatic competitions from the regional to the world level and find out all the latest with the US team



10:00-11:15am  |  Michael Lents  |  Transitioning from Decathlons to Extras

Michael is an instructor at the University of North Dakota in the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences – Department of Education. He regularly shepherds a number of eager students from UND at IAC contests throughout the Central states

Join Michael as he delivers an engaging forum based on his experiences in transitioning from a Decathlon to an EXTRA 300L.









11:30-12:45pm  |  Michael Church  |  The Possible Turn

Michael has been a full-time CFI for several decades, amassing more than 12,000 hours dual given, much of it teaching aerobatics. He is an IAC National judge and a professional competition coach.

The forum centers on managing engine malfunctions directly following takeoff in light singles.