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October 2, 2023

Congratulations to the 2024 US Unlimited Aerobatic Team members!
The USA will be represented by a group of pilots made up of veterans of the sport. The majority of the 2024 team pilots have participated in multiple World Aerobatic Championships in the Unlimited and Advanced categories.
This team will be competing at the 32nd FAI World Aerobatic Championships in 2024. Location to be determined.
Pictured left to right above; AJ Wilder, Goody Thomas, Jim Bourke, Craig Gifford, Team Captain Rob Holland, Steve Grohsmeyer, Jeff Boerboon, Johnny Wacker, Jeff Petrocelli. 

September 9, 2023

IAC Policy and Procedures Section 229 (which governs the Sequence Program) provides the proposed sequences to be available for member comment for the next 30 days. Deadline September 30, 2023, 1700 CST. Feedback must be received within the 30-day comment period for these 2024 sequences.  PDFs of the proposed Power and Glider knowns for 2024 are available for download below.   With the exception of the Primary Power which the sequence committee recommends remains unchanged from 2023.

The power programs have all been flown in a variety of aircraft including a Citabria…

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File Attachment(s): PRIG-Known-2024.pdf , File Attachment(s): SPTP-Known-2024.pdf , File Attachment(s): SPTG-Glider-2024.pdf , File Attachment(s): INTP-Known-2024.pdf , File Attachment(s): INTG-Known-2024.pdf , File Attachment(s): ADVP-Known-2024.pdf , File Attachment(s): ADVG-Known-2024.pdf , File Attachment(s): UNLP-Known-2024.pdf , File Attachment(s): UNLG-Known-2024.pdf
September 9, 2023

The submission deadline for IAC members to propose changes to the IAC Official Contest Rules for the 2024 contest season was July 1st. These proposals have now been compiled. A total of 46 proposals from the membership were received. A PDF with all of the rule proposals is available for download below.  Although organized some to assist with evaluation of similar inputs, these are generally listed in the order received.

Our thanks…

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August 22, 2023
We are very excited to share news of a newly redesigned IAC website. The new site will bring an improved look for the IAC with an enhanced, user-friendly and mobile-inclusive design, making it easier to find what you’re looking for.
Update: We have experienced a delay in moving all of the IAC website content to the new website. At this time there is no longer a hard launch date, but will likely be in the next couple of weeks…
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August 20, 2023

Lew Shattuck has been selected by the IAC Hall of Fame committee and the Board of Directors to be inducted into the International Aerobatic Hall of Fame for 2023. The official ceremonies will take place in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on November 9, 2023.

Before getting started in Aerobatics, Lew Shattuck enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1952. While serving, Shattuck gained experience flying many different military fighter aircraft. In the summer of 1966, Shattuck was captured after his F-105 was shot down in North Vietnam and was kept as a prisoner for more than six years before being…

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August 10, 2023

Nationals' social events are FREE with pilot registration and FREE for working volunteers.

Do you have a parent, spouse or friend that is visiting and would like to attend any of the three events below? 

$20 Tuesday Night at the Garage    

$30 Thursday Flight Medal Dinner + Auction at Martinelli's    

$50 Friday Awards Banquet    

Purchase tickets for them online.…

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