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April 24, 2023
The deadline for IAC Rules Change proposals is July 1, as noted in Section 1 of the IAC Contest Rules. If you're planning to propose rules changes, the best way to do so is to go to this address:, fill out the form, and hit "Submit". IAC member login is required.
If you happen to be an IAC member but for whatever reason can't use the above link, you can send a proposed change to ruleschair [at] and it will be forwarded to the Rules Committee chair…
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April 14, 2023

Clinton Alexander McHenry, Jr. died peacefully in Belle Glade, FL on April 14, 2023 at the age of 96. Clint is survived by his children, Karen Stephens (John), Jon, and Leigh Woodham (Brent), grandchildren Clint McHenry IV, Jeffrey Woodham (Jeffrey Pierce), David Woodham, and Kimberly Clark (Chris). He was preceded in death by his wife Marcia Roeding McHenry, son Clinton Alexander McHenry III, parents Clinton Alexander McHenry and Anna Lowry McHenry, and grandson Luke Woodham.

Clint was born on June 19, 1926 in Berwick, PA. He moved frequently as a child but considered Waynesboro,…

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April 11, 2023

Submit nominations for the Annual Non-Flying Awards - Nominations are closed for the 2022 season

Each year, the membership of the IAC nominates outstanding volunteers to be recognized for their contribution to the sport of aerobatics. This is an excellent…

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April 10, 2023

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023 will include a full roster of forums in the IAC’s Vicki Cruse Educational Pavilion at the IAC Aerobatic Center. The forums are scheduled daily from Tuesday, July 25, through Friday, July 28, 2023, and run for approximately one hour and 15 minutes each.

A fantastic lineup of aerobatic and unusual attitude forums throughout the week are being planned. Everything from spins to the IAC Collegiate Program or exploring flying aerobatics in your homebuilt and recreational aerobatics will be covered. Hear from IAC Hall of Famers, competitors and Master CFIs,…

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April 7, 2023

Hello, IAC members, it is time to nominate our 2023 slate of officers and directors. Nominating petitions are due by April 14. Voting will be done electronically on the IAC website, beginning June 28, voting ends on July 25. New officers and directors will be installed at the close of the IAC Annual Membership Meeting at AirVenture in Oshkosh on July 28, 2023.

Positions to be filled are Vice President, Treasurer, and Class II directors (term expiring July 2023). Directors are elected "at large", not by region, and are then assigned a region after they're elected. If…

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File Attachment(s): Fm-IAC Nomination 2023.pdf
March 28, 2023

The FAA has created a working group to review almost 200 processes and find ways of reducing workload and costs. One of those processes is how Aerobatic Practice Areas are approved and they have asked us to help propose improvements. We have had some good discussions but really need some statistics from those that use the system.  

From you, we need to know how many Aerobatic Practice Areas you, or your chapter members, had in 2022. We need them broken down by short- and long-term APA’s even if the application was declined. We are on a short timeline, so your…

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