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September 15, 2005

More than 100 of the nation’s most highly-skilled aerobatic pilots will contend in head-to-head competition for the U.S. National Aerobatic Championship title at the Grayson County Airport in Denison, TX, this month. The Championships will be held September 25-30 in Denison, which is one hour north of the Dallas metro area, and are organized by the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), the governing body for aerobatics in the United States.

The 2005 National Championships highlight the selection of the U.S. Advanced Team members who will compete against top pilots from over 20…

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September 8, 2005

Regional series competitors can find the latest standings in their region on the IAC Members only website at Choose Regional Series under Contest Results. Having completed the required number of contests and in the lead as of today’s date are:






South Central




Craig Henry



Joe Haycraft

Weston Liu

Matt Lawrence


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May 31, 2005

This year’s AirVenture should prove to be an exciting one with the appearance of SpaceShip One/White Knight - the world’s first civilian manned spacecraft to fly beyond the earth’s atmosphere; as well as, the Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer that Steve Fossett successfully piloted on the first nonstop, non-refueled, around-the-world flight. Of course, there will be aircraft displays, vendors and educational opportunities galore and IAC is adding to the wealth of activities available to AirVenture attendees by hosting its own aerobatic workshops, forums and member activities.


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May 31, 2005


Official voting ballots for the IAC Board of Director election have been mailed to all current members and must be received by IAC headquarters no later than July 26, 2005 to be counted.
Vicki Cruse is running as the Presidential candidate and Allyson Parker-Lauck for Vice President. Ten candidates are running for 3 open director positions (Southeast Region, Southwest Region, and Mid-America Region): Tom Adams of Nashville, TN; Sigrid Baumann of Rye, NH; Marilyn Dash of San Mateo, CA; Greg Dungan of Great Mills, MD; Tom Hanks of Chapel Hill, NC; Rob Holland of…
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February 23, 2005

By Norm DeWitt

With the conclusion of the 2004 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships held in Denison, Texas, the new members of the U.S. Aerobatic Team have been named. Members of the men’s team are Robert Armstrong, Kirby Chambliss, David Martin, Michael Racy, and Hubie Tolson. The women’s team members are Chandy Clanton, Vicki Cruse, Janet Fitzke, Allyson Parker-Lauck, and Debbie Rihn-Harvey. Seven team members have world competition experience.

Marta Meyer has been named the team manager. Marta has been with NASA for more than 27 years and is the…
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February 23, 2005


The 2005 United States Unlimited Aerobatic Team was chosen at the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships held in Denison, Texas. The 23rd World Aerobatic Championships will be held June 22 through July 2 in Burgos, Spain.
Robert Armstrong
Profession: Airline pilot
Pilot Certificates and Ratings: ATP
Flight Time: 10,000 hours
Number of Contests Flown: Approximately 70
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