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February 14, 2020

SPORTY'S NEWS RELEASE

Improve your stick and rudder skills with this entertaining course

Sporty’s has partnered with IAC member and airshow performer Patty Wagstaff (IAC9010)  to introduce an all-new course that focuses on the art and sport of high-performance flying. Perfect for any pilot who has ever wondered what it’s like to fly a loop or considered taking an upset recovery course, Intro to Aerobatics with Patty Wagstaff puts viewers in the cockpit for a thrilling look at flight beyond straight and level.

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February 14, 2020

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 will include a full roster of forums at the IAC’s Vicki Cruse Educational Pavilion. The forums are scheduled daily from Tuesday, July 21, through Friday, July 24, 2020, and run for approximately one hour and 15 minutes each.

Please check back. Forums are being added as they are confirmed. Please contact Michael Church at mc [at] sunriseaviation.com if you are interested in giving one of the forums.

Check out all the IAC plans for Airventure...

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February 12, 2020

Newly edited and formatted applications for the Glider and Power Achievement Awards have been added online to the Achievement Award webpage.  The previous forms had some errors and were outdated, which led to some confusion for applicants. IAC Achievement Award Co-Chairs, Dave Watson and Brittanee Lincoln have revised the forms.

Please start using the new forms effective immediately.

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February 12, 2020

2020 will see the Third Edition of The Texas Championship Series as, once again, the three Texas IAC Chapters (24, 25 and 107) have partnered to sponsor this event.  For those who are new, or have forgotten, here is how “The Series” works.

In order to be in the running for the title of Texas Championship Series Champion the requirements are simple…

  1. Fly at each and every Texas contest
  2. Fly in the same category each time 

Please note from this short list of rules that you do NOT need to live in Texas to participate, you just need to make it to the...

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February 11, 2020

The 2019 Winner of the L. Paul Soucy Trophy is Leigh Hubner of Locust Grove, Georgia.  Originally from Australia, he moved to Los Angeles, California in 2012.

The purpose of the L. Paul Soucy Trophy is to recognize the pilot who achieves the highest scoring percentage at three or more contests during a contest season (best scores averaged together). To qualify, one of those contests must be the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships.

Leigh is an award winning director of photography from Australia based in Los...

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February 8, 2020

The final scores are in for the 2019 regional series competition. Fifty-three (53) pilots successfully competed at three or more contests needed to qualify for the series and place in the top three in their category for their respective region.

The regional series began in 2002. To be eligible, a pilot must fly at least three contests during the year and one contest may include the U.S. Nationals. If more than three contests are flown, the highest scores are used to arrive at each participant’s total percentage. First, second and third place decals are awarded to qualified...

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