The FAA waivers for the practice days leading up to the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships and the competition itself are now available for download at https://www.iac.org/2017-us-nationals-waivers. Pilots are encouraged to review these important FAA documents prior to arrival at the Nationals in Oshkosh. Below, Mark Kosco, manager of the FAA FSDO in Milwaukee, presents the waiver to Bruce Ballew (left), IAC's government relations chairman.
After each IAC election, the President reviews the new Board of Directors assigns our various regions to each Director. Most remain with the same regions they have represented before but when a new Director is elected or an incumbent drops off the Board, this requires some re-shuffling.
In this year's election, we now have a new Director, Peggy Riedinger. Since Peggy resides and is active in the northwest USA, she now has responsibility for the IAC Northwest Region. The region was formerly assigned to Ron Schreck, who now has the South Central Region as his responsibility. Their...(read more)
During AirVenture, Billy Werth had a filled forum for his talk on Friday, July 28. If you missed his talk, you have an opportunity to listen in online - Tuesday, August 15 at 7:00-8:30pm CDT.
Billy has over 8000 hours of flight time in 20 different aircraft, and 900 of it teaching folks how to fly upside down. His forum goes back to the basics of how your wings work. He explores the flight envelope and how that relates to aerobatic and non-aerobatic flying.
Register for this webinar...(read more)
Join us at the IAC Pavilion for the final forums at AirVenture
8:30-9:45am ANNUAL IAC MEMEBERSHIP MEETING
10:00-11:15am What to Expect at Your First Contest (RV) - Ron Schreck
11:30-12:45pm Your SA Bubble: Understanding your Flight Envelope - Billy Werth
1:00pm-2:15pm 4 Keys to RC Aerobatics - Dave Scott
8:30-9:45am | Mike Heuer, IAC President | IAC Annual Membership Meeting...(read more)
The IAC annual membership just concluded at EAA Airventure in Oshkosh and the results of the 2017 election were announced by Mike Heuer, IAC President on behalf of Ballot Certification Chairman D. J. Molny.
The results are as follows:
Vice President - Robert Armstrong (248 votes) *
Treasurer - Bob Hart (250 votes) *
Tim Just (166 votes) *
Peggy Riedinger (158 votes) *
Bruce Ballew (146 votes) *
Mike Rinker (142 votes) *
A. J. Hefel (139 votes)
Jim Bourke (133...(read more)
IAC will host its annual “IAC Gathering” in the EAA Nature Center, adjacent to the AirVenture convention grounds. Date and time are as follows:
Friday, July 28th -- 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Food, beverages, camaraderie, fellowship, and conversation are on the agenda. IAC members and their families as well as sponsors, Eagle, and EXTRA owners and pilots are invited. The Nature Center is located east of the Museum and Pioneer Airpark as shown in the diagram and is accessed from Waukau Avenue. The AirVenture visitor's map is attached below. Full details on all of IAC...(read more)