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November 2, 2020

The International Aerobatic Club has scheduled their Fall Board meeting to be held virtually on Saturday November 14, 2020, starting at 10:00am CST.

All documents and updates for the meeting will be posted on the website:  (IAC Member Login required to view documents.)

IAC members may attend  through Go to Meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

If you would like to attend, please contact Steve Kurtzahn for the call-in information. execdir [at] 

October 30, 2020

GIVINGTUESDAY—December 1, 2020 is a global day of generosity, which emphasizes opportunities to give back to communities and causes in safe ways that allow for social connection even while practicing physical distancing. In 2020 the IAC is participating in GIVINGTUESDAY as a way for our members and friends to support the IAC’s mission of promoting and enhancing the safety and enjoyment of sport aerobatics. Such a social connection is probably more important in 2020 than in previous years, since this year we were unable to personally interact with one another at EAA AirVenture and the US...

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October 28, 2020

Aviation-themed STEM Curriculum Targets Youths Ages 10–13

Meridian, ID – Rich Stowell Consulting recently released “Emily Flies the Tumblewing,” an aviation-themed Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) teaching unit. Designed with formal and informal educators in mind, the experiential activity explores the essential question, “What's the difference between falling and flying?”

According to unit creator Rich Stowell IAC10841, “Growing and feeding our STEM workforce pipeline requires sowing the seeds of STEM before youths reach...

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October 26, 2020

A Special Meeting of the Board of Directors was called on 21 September 2020. A number of items were brought up on the teleconference including questions pertaining to the limited contest season due to COVID-19.

Some questions and issues specific to the contest season that had arisen and were discussed by the board on this call;

     Rule Change Proposal process. It was decided that the regular process will proceed forward. Proposals are being accepted through November 11. Members must submit their comments to this address:  RulesChair [at]

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October 19, 2020

Every month IAC's e-newsletter, In the Loop, includes exclusive articles which are posted online for the enjoyment of IAC members and non-members alike. This month enjoy the follow on article, Aerobatic Trim 2, about setting pitch trim for aerobatics. The article presents comments from current aerobatic instructors, coaches, and competitors as they responded to the September, 2020 Sport Aerobatics trim article

Among those responding are: John Morrissey – Advanced...

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October 13, 2020

Donate Today!

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic which resulted in the unprecedented shutdown of so many of our recreational activities, a number of IAC members have queried the IAC leadership on possible fundraising to bolster the IAC's bottom line in this fiscal year. We appreciate that sort of caring and concern and have now added an online option so that members who wish to do so may direct donations to the IAC's General Fund via our website,

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