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April 26, 2017

Preparations for the IAC's exhibition theme, " EXTRA and Eagles", during EAA Air Venture will include a full roster of forums at the IAC Pavilion. The forums are scheduled daily from Tuesday, July 25 through Friday, July 28 beginning at 8:30am daily..

In keeping with the exhibition theme, Mark Ciaglia and Lynn Ojala  start off the forums on Tuesday morning with their forum entitled, "The Untold Adventures of Building and Flying the Christen Eagle II". On Wednesday, Michael Lents, CFI and Professor at the University of...

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April 4, 2017

...He has coached and mentored pilots at contests and on practice days, she is the type of judge that others look to for her understanding of the technical aspects of judging and has always been fair and unbiased, he is the epitome of an IAC volunteer, whether he is coaching, mentoring, judging, or the contest starter, she is always willing to share her expertise, his passion has always been aerobatics and aerobatic aircraft design. Do these descriptions sound like someone you know?

Each year, the membership of the IAC nominates outstanding volunteers to be...

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March 4, 2017
Walter Extra
Walter Extra, chief designer and founder of the Extra Aircraft company in Germany, will attend EAA AirVenture this year in Oshkosh, Wisconsin as the guest of IAC. Walter is coming to Oshkosh as a part of the gathering of Extra owners and pilots which is part of IAC’s activities this year at aviation’s largest event.
The Extra 230 was first introduced to the international aerobatic community at the World Aerobatic Championships in Bekescaba, Hungary in 1984 and was flown at that competition by Walter Extra and...
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February 23, 2017

Evan Peers of San Carlos, California assumes the duties of editor of the International Aerobatic Club’s monthly magazine, Sport Aerobatics, with the April issue of the magazine. Evan has served as IAC’s official photographer since 2015 and has provided photo coverage of EAA AirVenture and the US National Aerobatic Championships in 2015 and 2016.

For the past sixteen years, he has owned and operated Airspace Media which provides aviation and airshow media content coverage to the industry, including UAV,...

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February 10, 2017

Each year, the membership of the IAC nominates outstanding volunteers to be recognized for their contribution to the sport of aerobatics. This is an excellent opportunity to give recognition to an outstanding IAC member who spends their valuable time volunteering for the benefit of many.  Let's recognize our unsung heroes for 2016!
Read more about the five non-flying awards here:

February 5, 2017

The 2017 Official IAC Contest Rules are now available at: (member login required).

A summary of this year's changes is also available on the same page.