"We held the first aerobatic contest in 2020. Why is this remarkable? Because, like anything else, aerobatic contests don’t exist in a bubble and given the totality of circumstances we need to be mindful of balancing the risks and rewards of participating in our favorite sport.," said Doug Jenkins, second place finisher in Intermediate at the High Planes Hotpoxia Contest. Coming in the September issue of Sport Aerobatics Doug recaps his experience at Hotpoxia. Congratulations go out to CD Duncan Koerbel and all the volunteers from...(read more)
The voting for our slate of candidates closed at 6:00pm CDT today, July 21, 2020. We thank everyone who took the time to vote for the leadership of the IAC. The results of the election are:
President: Jim Bourke
Secretary: Sara Arnold (unopposed)
Directors: Marty Flournoy, Rob Holland Debby Rihn-Harvey (all unopposed)
We extend our appreciation to Robert Armstrong for his dedicated years of service as president of the IAC. We also thank Lynn Bowes who is retiring from the secretary’s position and Ron Schreck who is retiring from a director’s position. We...(read more)
JULY 21-25, 2020
While we can’t gather in Oshkosh this year, we can still share The Spirit of Aviation. EAA and its communities are celebrating the entire aviation community by showcasing the spectrum of flight virtually during EAA Spirit of Aviation Week on July 21-25! Over 170 events during the week; forums, discussions, interviews, video content, and archival pieces.Visit ...(read more)
NOTICE OF ELECTION
The IAC Board of Directors invites members to vote in the 2020 Election for Club Officers and Directors. Balloting starts started on, Wednesday, June 24 and closed on Tuesday, July 21 at 6:00 p.m. CDT.
Candidate profiles can be found at https://www.iac.org/2020-board-election.
A Presidential-appointed Ballot Certification Committee will tabulate the election results and announce the election outcome at the annual meeting of members on August 1, 2020. Due to the cancellation of...(read more)
IAC treasurer, Jordan Ashley, has shared a memorandum with IAC President, IAC Executive Committee, IAC Finance Committee, and the IAC Board of Directors on IAC's first quarter financials. It is available under Board Meeting Minutes and Documents on our website (member login required). Minutes from Friday's board of directors' virtual meeting decision on cancelling the U.S. Nationals is also posted in the same location. https://www.iac.org/meeting-docs
To our IAC members,
The IAC Board of Directors met by teleconference on Friday, 10 July 2020, to discuss the 2020 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships scheduled to be held in Salina, Kansas, 20-24 September 2020.
After much research, debate, and discussion with City of Salina officials and EAA leadership, the IAC Board of Directors has determined that it will be in the best interest of the safety of all who attend our U.S. Nationals that our premier event is cancelled for 2020.
We regret having this decision to make and believe that with safety as our focus in all...(read more)