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August 8, 2018

With deep sadness we share the news of the sudden passing of Mark Fullerton, IAC #434474, of Calhoun, Georgia.

Mark was a member of IAC 3 and frequent Contest Director for the Bear Creek Bash in Georgia. He started his aerobatic career with Michael Church of Sunrise Aviation. In recent years, he earned a place as a member of the 2014 and 2016 U.S. Advanced Aerobatic Teams. Again, he earned a spot on the 2018 U.S. Advanced Aerobatic Team as Alternate and subsequently was named Manager of the 2018 Team.

As a contest director, he was always very active in insuring that Primary...

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August 8, 2018

The deadline for submission for IAC members to propose changes to the IAC Official Contest Rules for the 2019 contest season was July 1st. These have now been compiled in a 53 page document by IAC Rules Chair Brian Howard. Altogether, 46 proposals from the membership were received. The PDF will all of the proposals is available for download below.

Members must submit their comments to this address: iacrulescomments [at]

Those comments must be received by October 1st, 2018. All comments will be compiled and submitted to the Board of Directors as a part of their...

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August 3, 2018

The IAC Vice President, Doug Bartlett, announced the results of the 2018 IAC Election at the IAC Annual Membership Meeting in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on July 27, 2018. 

The results were *certified by the IAC Ballot Certification Committee Chair, DJ Molny, and were as follows:

  • President -- Robert Armstrong: 294 votes (running unopposed)
  • Secretary -- Lynn Bowes: 300 votes (running unopposed)

Board of Directors (three open seats)

  • Debby...
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July 30, 2018

July 23-29 Recap

AirVenture was a blast at the IAC Pavilion! For the first time we went "LIVE" on social media. Catch up with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Special thanks goes out to Megan and Kaylin Hart, our AirVenture Interns for all the interviews and photos.

We had over 135 IAC members sign in on our guest book at the IAC Pavilion. Folks from as far as Australia and Great Britian as well as locals from Kenosha and Appleton,...

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July 17, 2018

On Monday, July 16th, the new Giles Henderson Trophy arrived at Oshkosh Trophy, our awards vendor, and IAC is delighted with the results. The trophy features a large piece of crystal with Giles' photo cut into it along with images of his Clipped Wing Cub and IAC logo.

The trophy will be presented to the 2018 U.S. Sportsman Aerobatic Champion during the closing ceremonies and awards banquet at the U.S. Nationals in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The banquet will be held in the Founder's Wing of the EAA Aviation Museum. Tickets will be available at the contest site.

IAC thanks all of the...

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June 15, 2018

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 will include a full roster of forums at the IAC’s Vicki Cruse Educational Pavilion. The forums are scheduled daily from Tuesday, July 24, through Friday, July 29, 2018, and run for approximately one hour and 15 minutes each. Special guest Dan Rihn will give a forum on Wednesday morning titled “The One Design DR-107: The Origins and Legacy,” as part of the type’s 25th anniversary celebration at AirVenture. Philipp Steinbach will talk about building the Gamebird GB1 the same morning.

A fanastic lineup of aerobatic and unusual attitude forums throughout the...

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