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June 10, 2020

The board of directors met by teleconference in a special board meeting on May 22, 2020, to discuss changing the date of the IAC annual meeting. In previous years it was held during the last days of AirVenture; however, with the cancellation of AirVenture 2020, different arrangements were required.

After consulting with EAA's legal adviser, Dave Goelzer, on several points, the proposal to move the annual meeting to August 1, 2020, to be held at Timmerman Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at 2 p.m. CDT was moved, seconded, discussed, and approved. Officers required to attend are the...

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June 4, 2020

We have some exciting news! While we can’t gather in Oshkosh this year, we can still share The Spirit of Aviation. We will be celebrating the entire aviation community by showcasing the spectrum of flight virtually during EAA Spirit of Aviation Week on July 21-25! Visit...

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May 25, 2020

This guy has committed a great deal of personal time and effort into extending and improving IAC programs, she is an exceptional judge, avid organizer and excellent educator, he donates his time and efforts selflessly,  he is a very enthusiastic competitor who has a great presence as a regional judge, or he is a prolific builder, modifier and experimenter whose efforts have made a lasting impression on the world of aerobatics.

Do these people sound like someone you know and would like to have recognized for their contribution to the sport of aerobatics? This is an excellent...

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May 22, 2020

With most states now activating their reopening plans, two IAC chapters have been cleared to hold Practice Days. IAC chapter 61, Missouri and IAC chapter 23, Florida, both will hold practice days the last weekend of May. Details are listed on the IAC Event Calendar:

IAC chapter 61, May 29-31 at the West Plains Regional Airport in Pomona, Missouri:

IAC chapter 23, May 30 at Immokalee Regional Airport, Immokalee, Florida:  ...

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May 18, 2020

With deep sadness we share the news of the passing of Tom Adams, IAC #1999, of Brenham, Texas.

Tom learned to fly by training with his father and helped pay for college by dusting crops in a 450 Stearman. He served in the Marine Aviation Cadet program in Pensacola, flying A-4D Skyhawks, and eventually began a 32-year career with Northwest Airlines. Adams retired as a captain on the 747-400 after logging time in more than 100 different aircraft types.

His aerobatic career began with a self-built Pitts S-1C for use in regional IAC contests. He has earned multiple competition...

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May 13, 2020

In his May 2nd news release Jack J. Pelton, EAA's CEO and Chairman of the Board, announced that AirVenture 2020 had to be canceled. With Wisconsin still under Safer at Home orders through May 26th, preparations with staff and volunteers were unable to proceed. Due to COVID-19 current phasing-in guidelines, no one can predict when Wisconsin will be at a point that AirVenture meets the all clear Phase 3 milestone for mass gatherings with restrictions.

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