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November 1, 2015

The IAC Board of Directors will hold its Fall meeting at the EAA AirVenture Museum and Headquarters on Wednesday and Thursday, November 4-5, 2015.  The meetings will begin at 8:30 am and last the full days.

The Board will be acting on a number of important issues at this meeting including:

  • Contest rules changes for 2016
  • Fiscal Year 2017 Budget
  • IAC Activities at EAA AirVenture 2016
  • US National Aerobatic Championships 2016
  • Review of IAC Programs and Activities
  • US Aerobatic Team Efforts in 2016

The agenda documents...

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October 24, 2015

Congratulations to the individuals on the following page who have applied for and received Achievement Awards from flying in a non-contest environment (Smooth Achievement) or at contest (Stars Achievement) in the third quarter of 2015.

As a reminder, First time Primary or Sportsman Stars or Smooth Award Applicant will receive their first award patch for free. Applicants for Glider or Power Primary or Sportsman Achievement Awards should fill out an application and only send payment for additional patches, pins or decals. The first patch will be shipped at no charge....

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October 20, 2015
Preliminary results for the 2015 Competition Season are now posted at Many of the pilot participants from previous years are not listed in our 2015 result pages. Please take a minute to review these results.
If you competed in 2015 as a Collegiate Pilot, please respond to Lynn Bowes at lynn.bowes [at] or Doug Lovell at doug...
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September 30, 2015

IAC Rules Committee Chairman Brian Howard has just released the report of the IAC Rules Committee that deals with the proposals submitted by members this year for consideration and possible adoption into our 2016 IAC Official Contest Rules.  Deadline for rules proposals was 1 July 2015.  The document is attached below as a PDF.

The Rules Committee reviewed all of the proposals and voted on whether to send them to the Board or to reject the proposals. Those which were not adopted by the Rules Committee are attached as an appendix to the report with the rationale for their rejection...

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September 18, 2015

U.S. National Aerobatic Championships - September 20-26, 2015
Over 90 Glider and Power pilots are registered to compete at this year's Nationals.  18 Advanced pilots have declared their intentions to fly for US Advanced Team selection. 
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September 14, 2015

Due to the tremendous success of the Pitts 70th Anniversary celebrations at EAA AirVenture this year and the popularity of the beautiful t-shirts (for men and women) and the caps we were offering, the items quickly sold out and were gone by the second day of AirVenture. They are now in stock again and will be on sale at the US National Aerobatic Championships in Sherman/Denison, Texas which begins on Sunday, September 20th.  Be sure to pick up your Pitts items at our sales area there.  You can also mail order at

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