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November 19, 2022

There were 27 rule changes proposed by the IAC members for 2023. The proposals were posted for member comment and 19 members provided feedback on at least one item. After reviewing all comments, the Rules program committee lead by program chair Barrett Hines provided a report to the IAC board of directors. See the full report at: (IAC member login required).

The IAC board of directors approved fourteen of the nineteen 2023 Rules change proposals recommended by the Rules Program Committee at the IAC fall...

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November 18, 2022

Annually you will see a familiar call for IAC member participation on foundational programs that govern all IAC sanctioned contests. This year, Sequence Committee Chair Michael Ciliberti and Rules Committee Chair Barrett Hines sent out the same appeal to IAC members in the July/August time frame for rule change proposals and known sequences.

Once sequences were received, they were sent out to the membership for a 30-day comment period. The submissions were reviewed by the sequence committee, Mike prepared a report with recommendations to the IAC board of directors at the IAC fall...

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November 16, 2022

Decisions of interest to the IAC Members

by Jim Bourke, IAC 434151

The IAC fall board meeting was held November 11-12 in the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Committee Appointments

• Ballot Certification Chair: Doug Jenkins appointed.

• Sequence Chair: Resignation of Mike Ciliberti accepted, Rob Holland appointed.

• Executive Committee: Dagmar Kress, Craig Gifford appointed.

• 2023 AirVenture Chair: Jordan Ashley...

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November 14, 2022

At the IAC fall board meeting November 11-12, Rob Holland was named as the 2023 Sequence Program Committee Chair after a unanimous vote from the board.

Rob assumed the duties of sequence chair upon confirmation. One of the jobs of the sequence chair is to provide Unknowns to regional contests. If you would like more information about the committee or would like to submit Unknown sequences for 2023, please contact Rob at aerialadvantage [at]

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November 12, 2022

At the IAC fall board meeting, November 11-12, Jordan Ashley was confirmed unanimously as 2023 AirVenture Chairman. This will be Jordan's second year as AirVenture Chairman. Jordan marks 2023 as his 28th year at AirVenture and 15th year as a volunteer. 

"AirVenture 2022 was what I would consider a resounding success. This was a year of trying many new things, growing the volunteer base by several hundred percent and seeing one of the largest turnouts of aircraft that we have had in years. Thanks to generous sponsorship funding, we were able to try a host of new initiatives aimed at...

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October 21, 2022

The Board of Directors met last night (Oct 20, 2022) and set the dates for the 2023 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships.

Practice and contest dates will be Thursday, 21 September to Saturday, 30 September 2023.

Mike Heuer was appointed 2023 Nationals Contest Director.

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