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June 17, 2019

Registration for the 2019 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships is open.  Go to the "Nationals" tab on the IAC web site and once signed-in you can enter your registration information. 

The Nationals will kick off with open practice on Thursday, September 19th.  The hangar will open on Thursday morning.  Scheduled practice slots will be assigned only after you have registered and paid your entry fee.  Our starter, Gary DeBaun will contact you and you may pick one of the 10-minute practice slots.  Scheduled...

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June 11, 2019

In February of this year, a call went out to the membership for voulnteers in several areas, committees, and programs and we received replies right away.

Welcome to Jason Haab who lives in Bloomington, Illinois. He has been an underwater diver with MABAS underwater search and rescue team as well as a team leader for an electric supply company. He has been posting updates on contests, judges schools, and things that are of interest to our membership on our IAC social media sites; Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. You are all invited to send blurbs and items of interest to IACHQ. Or,...

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June 9, 2019

A change is being made to provide an option to the IAC to place a well qualified pilot on the Advanced Team who may not have qualified at the National Championships for any reason. This change is being made for the Advanced Team only and is not being considered for the Unlimited Team at this time.

The Board of Directors are requesting membership input to the change outlined above in which the IAC selects the Advance United States Aerobatic Team.

All details can be found here...

May 30, 2019

A reminder that IAC Scholarship Applications for the IAC CP Aviation Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship in Memory of Vicki Cruse, Greg Koontz Airshows Aerobatic Instructor Scholarship in Memory of Bobby Younkin, and the Doug Yost Memorial Aerobatic Scholarship Grant are open and must be submitted by Sunday, June 30th. These scholarships are offered to promote aerobatic training and education. Click here for more information regarding each scholarship.

May 28, 2019

The 2019 IAC Election balloting is now open. IAC members should go to the ballot election page and review the election announcement and the profiles provided by the candidates in accordance with the IAC by-laws. After that review, click on the "cast your vote" link and vote. Balloting closes on Tuesday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m. CDT. Ballots must be received before closing to be counted.

The election results will be announced at the IAC annual membership meeting at EAA AirVenture on Friday, July 26th. The meeting will open at 8:30 am...

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May 11, 2019

At the IAC Spring Board Meeting on April 30-May 1, 2019 the Board of Directors approved a a motion to create a provisional "legacy" classification. The new classification is intended to provide a platform for former Advanced and Unlimited pilots who wish to compete while not discouraging lower category pilots by competing with Intermediate pilots in the Intermediate category at regional events. These Legacy pilots should not be regular Advanced and Unlimited pilots simply wishing to back up. 

Proposed Guildelines

  • Participating pilots in this new...
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