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March 7, 2019

Introducing the new IAC Premium Collection Aerobatic Merchandise web store!

Items are available in four categories: Men's, Women's, Youth and Accessories. Check out the new item additions. And yes, the iconic IAC items will always be available!

Here is the store link: www.iac.org/store.  You can browse the store at any time to give it a "fly over" view.

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This store functions independently of our previous web store. For payment transaction security reasons it will...

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March 1, 2019

At a Special Teleconference Meeting of the IAC Board of directors held today, Ron Schreck IAC #433751 was chosen, by unanimous affirmation by the Board of Directors, as the Contest Director for the 2019 U.S. Nationals to be held in Salina, Kansas, 21-27 September 2019.

Ron is a member of the IAC Board of Directors and serves as the South Central Regional Director, a position he has held since he was elected in 2016. Ron lives in Gold Hill Airpark, North Carolina. He is an Intermediate competitor in his RV-8 Miss Izzy and a National Judge. Ron was also a member of the...

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February 18, 2019

A formal Nationals Site Review Process was ordered by the IAC Board of Directors at the annual Fall Board meeting in November of 2018 and Bob Freeman was tasked with conducting the process. Bob’s team consisted of Lorrie Penner, IAC Executive Director, IAC Secretary Lynn Bowes, former Director and founding member of Wichita Chapter 119 A.J. Hefel, and Kansas City Chapter 15 members John Morrissey and Linda Meyers-Morrissey. 

In January, the Board met by teleconference where Bob presented his findings. In all, forty-four centrally located airports were assessed including previous U.S...

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February 12, 2019

Make a difference in your own IAC

Everyone volunteers at contests and enjoys the social opportunities of making friends and working on a team. It’s clear that team-building is a large part of the IAC culture on more than just the Unlimited and Advanced Aerobatic Teams that represent the United States at world events. Now is your chance to contribute and join a team on a larger scale!

In all of our 4000+ members, there are so many of you with valuable skills and talents in the safety field, internet technology, marketing and more. IAC has expanded programs and...

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February 8, 2019

The 2018 winner of the L. Paul Soucy Trophy is Larry Ernewein of Innerkip, Ontario, Canada.  Larry is the first Canadian to win the award as well as being one of the oldest, at 67.

The purpose of the L. Paul Soucy Trophy is to recognize the pilot who achieves the highest scoring percentage at three or more contests during a contest season (best scores averaged together). To qualify, one of...

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February 5, 2019

IAC Collegiate Program Chair, Jordan Ashley, offers his congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Collegiate Championships. The collegiate eagle trophies will be presented to the recipients at the IAC Member Gathering in Oshkosh, Wisconsin at AirVenture on Friday, July 26, 2019. The results of the championships have been verified and are as follows:

Team Championships:

1st: UND - reclaimed first place from MSU - Denver with a total score of 6454.45 out of 7620 possible points /  84.70%

2nd: MSU - Denver with a total score of 5211.74 out of 6200 possible points /  84...

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