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September 6, 2017

From CD Jerry Riedinger:

I’m sad to report that we have decided to cancel this year’s Apple Turnover Contest. The all-pervasive smoke has created IFR conditions throughout the area (Ephrata AWOS is now reporting 2 miles and 2600 broken), and the many, many fire TFR’s allow almost  no routes to Ephrata from Western Washington, Western Oregon, or California, so even if the smoke were to (miraculously) clear few could get here. Please stay safe and stay home.

We’ll see whether we can have a function in Ephrata later in the year.  In the meantime, Apple Turnover 2017...

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September 6, 2017

Frank Christensen, the founder of Christen Industries, will be inducted into the International Aerobatics Hall of Fame on November 9, 2017. The ceremonies will take place at the Founder's Wing, EAA Aviation Museum, Oshkosh, Wisconsin starting at 6:00 pm.

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August 31, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Kimberly L. Kanapeckas for receiving the CP Aviation Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship and to Loren Marburg for receiving the Greg Koontz Airshows Aerobatic Instructor Scholarship!

To learn more about the recipients and what they plan to do with their newly awarded scholarships, check out the September issue of Sports...

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August 31, 2017

If you are planning to attend the 2017 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships in Oshkosh, IAC has a lot of important information for you.

Please click on the "Nationals" tab on this website and go to https://www.iac.org/nationals-2017-special-rules-and-procedures. There are now two Nationals Bulletins there available for download with a lot of important information.

For those coming to Nationals, we also urge you to preregister whether you are a pilot, an official, or a volunteer....

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August 29, 2017

The USA Unlimited team will be competing at the 29th FAI World Aerobatic Championships in Malelane, South Africa, 9 September through 17 September 2017. http://www.aerobatics.co.za/index.php/wac-2017/54-wac-2017-in-malelane-south-africa

Some of the team members are headed to or already in South Africa. You can follow the team on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/USUnlimitedAerobaticTeam/ or on the team webpages...

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August 16, 2017

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.

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