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July 14, 2022

The initial schedule for the 2022 U.S. National Aerobatic Championship has been posted here: www.iac.org/nationals-2022-schedule.  The schedule is subject to change for delays created by weather, so it will be updated onsite during the competition.

In addition to the flight schedule itself, included are times and dates to sign up for unreserved practice slots, tech inspection hours, and hours of registration and volunteer signups....

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July 9, 2022

At long last, the 2022 Regional Judge Exam is available on the IAC web site (member login required). 

If you prefer to work the test on paper, there's also a printable PDF version. Once you've finished, you'll need to input your answers using the online exam.

I'd like to thank the early adopters who helped me "tune up" the test questions and answers: Dylan Beal, Dale Faust, Matthew Schulz,...

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July 5, 2022

Interested in judging at the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships? A form to express your interest is now "live" on the IAC website here: https://www.iac.org/volunteer-to-judge-at-nationals Please answer the form questions and submit your response no later than August 31, 2022.

Qualifications required to judge at Nationals:

  • Must be a current National Judge - OR-
  • Must be a current Regional Judge with at least 250 flights judged.

You can find your judging stats online here:...

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July 1, 2022

An AD will soon be released based on MT Propeller Service Bulletin No.30 R7, which was first issued in November 2014. The subject of the bulletin is “Replacement of Blade Lag Screws of a certain production lot.”

With a recent incident on June 19, 2022, in which a Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 experienced a blade loss, Gerd Muehlbauer, President of MT Propeller Entwicklung GmbH, is requesting an AD from the EASA who will then forward it to the FAA.

“At the time of the original bulletin in 2014, we assumed that an Alert Service Bulletin was enough to inform our customers and Service...

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June 27, 2022

NOTICE OF ELECTION

Voting for the 2022 Officer/Director candidates for this year’s election begin TODAY!  Voting closes on July 26, 2022, at 6:00pm CST.

For candidate profiles and a link to the voting use this link: https://www.iac.org/2022-board-election  IAC website login required.

All votes must be done via electronic ballot. The election ballots will be tabulated by the IAC Ballot Certification Committee Chair. The results will be announced at the...

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June 20, 2022

By Jordan Ashley, IAC AirVenture Chairman

For AirVenture 2022, we will be “Celebrating IAC Volunteers…the lift beneath our wings.”
The IAC as an organization was founded by; and for more than 50 years; has been supported by volunteers. Because of this, we want to recognize and celebrate the work that is done by our membership, some seen but mostly unseen that has carried our organization for all these years. 2022 will mark my 27th AirVenture, 14th year as a volunteer and13th in IAC AirVenture Leadership. Because of this, my hope for AirVenture and the...
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