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January 5, 2021

The purposed known sequences for 2021 were presented at the IAC fall board meeting by Sequence Program Chair Michael Lents on November 14. The Intermediate power sequence was sent back after that meeting for a revision to add a snap roll. The board met again in December and approved the Intermediate power sequence, which now has a positive snap roll added to the "P" loop in figure one.

All the power sequences are uploaded to the Squence page. (IAC Member login required.)  Sequences | International Aerobatic Club (iac.org) 

 

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December 27, 2020

IAC still $4,000 Short of Annual Goal

Since October 20, IAC members and friends have moved us toward a fundraising goal of $20,000 by contributing $16,000. Please contribute today and help us reach our goal. 

Every year, in a number of different ways, the IAC plans to balance its budget and support its programs through monies received from sanctioned regional contests, AirVenture sponsorships, merchandise sales, and through entry fees and fundraising efforts at the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. The unanticipated cancellations of the majority of the contests,...

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December 21, 2020

At the CIVA Plenary meeting in November, Peggy Riedinger, IAC 433547, was chosen as a judge for the 2021 European Aerobatic Championships.  The championships take place August 21 to August 27 with the final Freestyle to be run on August 28, 2021. The EAC was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19 and was moved forward a year. The event will remain in the original host country of Czech Republic to take place at Breclav Airfield (LKBA) Letiště.

Peggy is the recipient of the IAC’s Robert L. Heuer Award for Judging Excellence (2015) and the Harold...

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December 17, 2020

 

REMINDER

At its Fall Meeting on Saturday, November 14, 2020, the IAC Board of Directors considered the edited and revised Policy & Procedure section 504, which offers updated procedures for US aerobatic team selection. Before this updated P & P can be adopted, it needs to be available for 60 days for member comment. The document is included below for download and review.

Comments should be addressed to execdir [at] iac.org. Comments will be compiled for all the Directors. Comments need to be received by Monday, January 18, 2021.

 


December 7, 2020

The 2021 Sport Aerobatics publication schedule of six annual issues will start with a January/February issue. Meanwhile, our In the Loop e-newsletter publication schedule will remain monthly with expanded content. If you haven't subscribed to In the Loop ...

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November 30, 2020

2020 was an unusual contest season to say the least. With 29 contests scheduled and only 8 contests held successfully it looked as if no region would be able to meet the criteria for pilots to fly three contests in their region during 2020.

The start of the season saw many contests canceling and then July rolled around and suddenly the dry spell was broken. IAC Chapter 12 held the High Planes Hotpoxia Fest and there was a glimmer of hope that the Regional Series would still be possible.

By August only the South Central and Mid-America regions stood a chance of holding three...

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