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September 3, 2019

The 30th FAI 2019 World Aerobatic Championships have ended. The team reports working hard and having a wonderful experience in Châteauroux, France the last week of August.

Congratulations to Team USA’s by the three highest scoring USA pilots; Rob Holland, Craig Gifford and Mark Nowosielski for earning the Team Silver with their strong performances!

Rob Holland earned flight medals; gold for free unknown 2 and bronze for free unknown 3. In addition, Rob has the highest combined score for all three Unknowns earning him the Eric Muller Trophy with the...

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August 23, 2019

IAC Executive Director (ED), Lorrie Penner, has been wearing a couple of hats since June by stepping in as Interim Editor of Sport Aerobatics. Lorrie has served as the ED since January of 2017.  She said, "I love working with IAC and our members. Having been a volunteer for 15 years I already felt at home with the club. The job is challenging and fulfilling. In the back of my mind I hoped I could continue working with IAC after retirement in the Editor position."

At the end of May when, then Editor, Evan Peers left the position, Lorrie immediately stepped in as Interim...

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August 21, 2019

Drawing for Order of Flight

Team USA attended the General Briefing this afternoon. The briefing included a drawing for the Order of Flight for the first round; Known Programme 1. Results of the drawing; Krysta 6,  Craig 19, Mark 29, AJ 38, Rob 47, Jim 49.

Best wishes to Team USA on your flights tomorrow. The championship begins at 0800 August 22nd in Chateauroux-Déols Airport (36) located about 250 km South of PARIS, in the center of France in the “Berry region”. (Time zone in France (GMT+2) ).

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August 20, 2019

IAC members enjoy many membership benefits such as recieving 12 monthly issues of Sport Aerobatics magazine, In the Loop e-newsletter, member only content when you log in on this website, local IAC chapters practice days and regional and national competition among others. See all the IAC benefits HERE.

As an IAC member, we are also EAA members and can enjoy many fo those benefits as well.

EAA membership became more valuable with the unveiling of several new member benefits that, among other...

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August 8, 2019

Kathy Jaffe Challenge cancelled

I regret to inform you that we have not been able to secure a waiver from the FAA in the short time allotted to move our box.
Therefore in order for people to adjust their plans we must cancel the Kathy Jaffe contest for 2019 at South Jersey Regional airport . We will be back !

To everyone who was prepared to help and participate and the contest committee; Bill Finagin, Terri Nathanson, Mark Mattioli and John Fellenzer. A super special thank you goes to Patty Anderson who did a super job in past week securing an...

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July 18, 2019

The Extra NG — the next generation of aerobatic aircraft

Oshkosh, Wisconsin — July 17, 2019 — Extra Aircraft announces it will unveil its next generation of aerobatic aircraft during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, at the Aerobatic Center adjacent to Boeing Plaza – Date/Time: Monday July 22, 2019 at 1:30 pm.

Open your eyes to a whole new dimension of aerobatic aircraft featuring an all-carbon rigid base frame - a first in aerobatic aviation history. The Extra NG truly represents a quantum leap forward by offering its owner not just a stunningly beautiful...

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