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August 8, 2019

Kathy Jaffe Challenge cancelled

I regret to inform you that we have not been able to secure a waiver from the FAA in the short time allotted to move our box.
Therefore in order for people to adjust their plans we must cancel the Kathy Jaffe contest for 2019 at South Jersey Regional airport . We will be back !

To everyone who was prepared to help and participate and the contest committee; Bill Finagin, Terri Nathanson, Mark Mattioli and John Fellenzer. A super special thank you goes to Patty Anderson who did a super job in past week securing an...

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July 18, 2019

The Extra NG — the next generation of aerobatic aircraft

Oshkosh, Wisconsin — July 17, 2019 — Extra Aircraft announces it will unveil its next generation of aerobatic aircraft during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, at the Aerobatic Center adjacent to Boeing Plaza – Date/Time: Monday July 22, 2019 at 1:30 pm.

Open your eyes to a whole new dimension of aerobatic aircraft featuring an all-carbon rigid base frame - a first in aerobatic aviation history. The Extra NG truly represents a quantum leap forward by offering its owner not just a stunningly beautiful...

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July 15, 2019

The 2019 IAC Election balloting is open. IAC members should go to the ballot election page and review the election announcement and the profiles provided by the candidates in accordance with the IAC by-laws. After that review, click on the "cast your vote" link and vote. Balloting closes on Tuesday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m. CDT. Ballots must be received before closing to be counted.

The election results will be announced at the IAC annual membership meeting at EAA AirVenture on Friday, July 26th. The meeting will open at 8:30 am at...

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July 2, 2019

Charlie Atterbury (IAC #436620) passed away on July 1st. He joined the Collegiate Program committee in 2017 and quickly became a driving voice of wisdom for the program.

Having more than 50 years and over 10,000 hours of flying time, mostly as a corporate pilot, he was a quiet force in the aviation community who was very much loved by those lives he touched. He was someone who shared his years of experiences and wisdom with those around him, not because he wanted to be the smartest person in the room but because he genuinely loved aviation and wanted to share his passion...

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June 28, 2019

AirVenture 2019 App, presented by BendixKing, is now available to download free on the Apple App Store and Google Pay. This app is a must-have for attendees to have the best experience at AirVenture! The app features an overview of attractions, plan your visit checklist, interactive maps, shuttle routes, pin your parking, and important weather-related alerts.

“The personal schedule feature allows users to ‘favorite’ airshows, speakers and other exhibitions which will then be aggregated...

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June 27, 2019

The deadline for IAC Rules Change proposals is July 1, as noted in the Forward to the IAC Contest Rules. If you're planning to propose a rules change, the best way to do so is to go to this address:, fill out the form, and hit "Submit". Login to is required.

If you happen to be an IAC member but for whatever reason can't use the above link, you can send a proposed change to ruleschair [at] and it will be forwarded to Doug Sowder. If you go "formless", please include your IAC...

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