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January 20, 2020

January 20, 2020

Together with her father, Dick Swanson, Sara Arnold regularly participates in the International Aerobatic Club, the world’s largest aerobatic club. Dick has been a competitor for many years, starting in a Citabria in 1983. The pair fly an American Champion Super Decathlon and are the only known father-daughter duo currently competing in regional and national IAC contests.

Sara had an idea for a Decathlon specific medallion when she was reminded of a retired trophy that originated early in the IAC history, which was presented to the highest scoring competitor...

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January 17, 2020
January 17, 2020

At a meeting earlier today the IAC Board of Directors approved the glider known programs submitted by Sequence Chair, Mike Lents.
 
Mike has been working with the Known Sequence Committee members and individual glider pilots to forumlate the sequence.s...
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January 13, 2020

Notes from the 2019 IAC Fall Board Meeting

The IAC Board of Directors met in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on November 6th and 7th for the annual Fall Board Meeting. The board had 55 agenda items to review, discuss, and make some decisions on. All documents are on the IAC website here for our members: https://www.iac.org/meeting-docs (member log in required)

Because of the hefty agenda to get through in two days, the Board met again by teleconference a week later and wrapped up the remaining agenda items. These are the...

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January 9, 2020

Hello, IAC members, it is time to nominate our 2020 slate of officers and directors. Nominating petitions are due by April 10, so don't delay. Voting will be done electronically on the IAC website, beginning June 24, voting ends on July 21, results will be announced. New officers and directors will be installed at the close of the IAC Annual Membership Meeting at AirVenture in Oshkosh on July 24, 2020.

Positions to be filled are President, Secretary, and three Directors. Directors are elected "at large", not by region, and are then assigned a region after they're elected. If you...

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January 4, 2020

December 18, 2019

In mid-December, U.S. Advanced Aerobatic Team Captain, Jeff Petrocelli contacted Mike Heuer to let him know of the team pilots’ nomination for him to serve as the team’s manager. Although he had the team manager position on his “bucket list” of things to do in aerobatics, he was pleased and surprised to get the call.

Mike brings considerable FAI and CIVA experience to the table, which our teams strongly need to be successful. They require an experienced advocate on the championships site who knows the rules as well as all the personnel involved. Mike has...

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December 27, 2019

Nationals to be held in Salina, Kansas, 20-25 September 2020 and Duncan Koerbel approved as contest director

At the IAC's Fall Board Meeting, November 6-7, 2019, the location and dates of the 2020 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships and contest director were approved by the IAC Board of Directors. The championships will return to Salina, Kansas September 20-25,2020 and Duncan Koerbel IAC #437649 was approved as the Contest Director.  Duncan served as the assistant contest director at the 2019 Nationals and was recommended highly by Ron Schreck board member and 2019  Nationals...

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