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February 27, 2021


IAC members interested in becoming an aerobatic Judge usually have the opportunity to attend classes hosted by an IAC Chapter. In light of the pandemic and with COVID-19 guidelines in most states restricting large indoor gatherings, IAC is offering an online school for both aspiring and returning judges.

EAA ‘s webinar technology (GoToMeeting) is hosting this online school....

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February 22, 2021

The IAC helps facilitate the three following scholarships annually. The first three scholarships have an application deadline of June 30, 2021 and the Michael Blackstone Memorial scholarship has a deadline of March 15.  Application forms can be downloaded from the IAC website: . Follow the submission instructions on the application form carefully. Return the completed applications to: iac [at] ( ) The recipients of...

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February 12, 2021

“Get Your Start” is an IAC initiative intended to encourage first-time participation in IAC aerobatic contests, and to lead new aerobatic pilots to long-term relationships with the IAC. The names of all first-time competitors will be identified from the IAC contest database after each contest. These contest participants will receive a special gift box from the IAC. The box will contain -

  • A personalized letter thanking the pilot for participating
  • Advertising flyers from the IAC, EAA, aerobatic flight schools and airplane manufacturers
  • A decal, cap and coffee...
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February 9, 2021

The development of an arcive for old rule books is underway. You can access them here:

If you have old rule books and/or sequences from the 1970s through the end of the 1990s and would like to contribute, please send scanned/digital copies to execdir[at]

A bank of IAC sequences from 1995 through 2021 is kept on the website here: (IAC member login required to access).


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February 5, 2021

The 2021 edition of the Offical IAC Rule Book is now available to members at (IAC member login is required.)

Most of the changes are a direct result of IAC member input. Twenty-five proposals were submitted. After these were published last fall, other IAC members provided comments. The Rule Committee discussed each proposal and associated comments in depth, then provided recommendations to the IAC Board. After further consideration regarding all related implications, the Board...

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February 1, 2021

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 will include a full roster of forums at the IAC’s Vicki Cruse Educational Pavilion. The forums are scheduled daily from Tuesday, July 27, through Friday, July 30, 2021, and run for approximately one hour and 15 minutes each.

A fanastic lineup of aerobatic and unusual attitude forums throughout the week are being planned. The speakers below are scheduled and more information on their topics will be added - check back! 

If you are interested in being a speaker for one of the forums please contact Michael Church, IAC AirVenture Forums Chair.  mc [at]...

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