Every flight by every competitor is now online at: https://www.iac.org/2017-nationals-videos
Thanks to Forrest Fox Productions for the videography and editing.
The U.S. National Aerobatic Championships came to a formal close on Friday evening, September 29th, with ceremonies held at the EAA Aviation Museum's Founder's Wing in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
The 2017 U.S. National Aerobatic Champion is Rob Holland. Rob flew his MXS-RH to victory shortly after returning from the FAI World Aerobatic Championships in South Africa earlier this month. He also won the Four Minute Freestyle event which is a separate trophy contest at the end of the Nationals. Rob was presented the Mike Murphy Cup as National Champion. This was his 7th win of the title and as...
Scores from the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships are now online, and will be updated as the competition progresses. https://www.iac.org/fi…/nationals-results/2017/indexpage.htm
Yesterday was the beginning of the 2017 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with Opening Ceremonies at the EAA Aviation Museum and the first flights in the afternoon of the Advanced category. Altogether, 89 pilots are registered and flying in the event with the largest category being Advanced Power with 25 pilots. Selection of a U.S. Advanced Aerobatic Team is underway this week with 8 pilots to be selected to compete in the World Championships in that category next summer in Romania.
Participants were welcomed to the city by Mayor Steve Cummings with the...
Congratulations to our own Rob Holland for his 4th consecutive win of the Four Minute Freestyle. Rob brings home a Gold Medal and two Silvers for his excellent performance in Malelane. No pilot has ever won the Four Minute (also known as Programme 5 in CIVA rules) that many times in WAC history. There is a short video of him on Facebook now where he says, “The Nationals are next” and we look forward to seeing...
Nationals Bulletin #3. Though not as lengthy as the previous bulletins, it has important information that has changed since the publication of the previous bulletins. The bulletin includes a traffic route map and a grounds map, both with all of the buildings labeled that will be used during Nationals. Changes in Bulletin #3 include:
· Closure of Waukau Avenue which necessitates entering the EAA site via a different route.
· General parking now to be in the L Lot, adjacent to Gate 31 and not far from Building C (hangar).
The Team needs your help to prepare for the 2018 World Advanced Aerobatic Championships in Romania. Contributions are tax-deductible. Visit the team's home page for more information.
IAC Hall of Fame Inductee Giles Henderson lost his life in a skydiving accident on December 2, 2017. IAC is accepting contributions in Giles' memory.
To contribute, click the button below or send a check with "Giles Henderson" written in the memo line to: International Aerobatic Club, Inc., PO Box 3086, Oshkosh, WI 54903-3086