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November 15, 2016

At its meeting in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on November 11th and 12th, the IAC Board approved the recommended Known compulsory sequences for both power and glider categories for the 2017 contest season. The sequences were created, reviewed, flown, and revised by IAC's Known Selection Committee (KSC) under the leadership of Rules Chairman Brian Howard. The KSC includes a variety of pilots with experience in all competition categories and their selections were thoroughly evaluated before submission to the Board. Files with the sequences (Forms A, B, and C) are attached below for download.

October 1, 2016

Friday, September 30th was the final day of a very successful U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. Special congratulations to Rob Holland in his sixth consecutive championship win in Unlimited!

If you see them and have a chance, take time to congratulate all the winners and champions:

Primary: Nick Meyer (Decathlon)
US Sportsman Aerobatic Champion (Power category): Cory Johnson (Pitts S-1C)
US Sportsman Glider Champion: Merrick Isely (DG1001)
US Intermediate Aerobatic Champion (Power category): David Taylor (Staudacher S600)
US Intermediate Glider...

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September 25, 2016

Saturday, September 24th, got off to a great start for Nationals. You can see scores from the Unlimited Power category already posted here: and click on *Results*. Currently in the top three; after the Free Known - Rob Holland, Goody Thomas, and Mark Nowosielski. All of the scores throughout the championship will be posted to this location.

The figures for the Unlimited Free Unknown #1 have been posted to the IAC website. On Sunday, September 25th at noon the Free Unknown sequences are due in for review and will be...

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September 20, 2016

The Free Knowns submitted by last night’s deadline are now online at the IAC website. Please go to the following link:

Click on “Free Known Sequences” and the webpage will fill with small thumbnails of each pilot's Free Known. You can then click on the thumbnail to download a PDF of the...

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September 10, 2016

The deadline for the submission of rules proposals for incorporation into the IAC Official Contest Rules for 2017 has now passed and Rules Chairman Brian Howard has assembled the proposals into one document which is now available for download.

Members are invited to submit their comments on these proposals by 1 October 2016. The email address to send in your comments is iacrulescomments [at]

The full Rules Committee will be studying these proposals and issuing their own recommendations to...

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September 8, 2016

Medals!! Help to make the IAC Open Championships even more meaningful, prestigous, and fun.


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