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August 5, 2020

Each year, the membership of the International Aerobatic Club nominates outstanding volunteers to be recognized for their contributions to the sport of aerobatics. The award winners are selected by a secret ballot of the IAC Board of Directors. In typical years the award recipients were recognized at the IAC Annual Member Meeting at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This year, due to the cancellation of AirVenture, the awards will be shipped to the recipients’ homes. Please congratulate the following IAC members for their contributions to the aerobatic community.

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August 4, 2020

A vacancy in the IAC Southwest Director position was created by the recent IAC Director/Officer election in which Jim Bourke was voted in as President. Per IAC Bylaws, when a vacancy on the IAC Board of Directors is created, the position will be filled by appointment of an Interim Director as selected by the remaining Directors. The Interim Director will serve out the vacated term through July 2021, at which time they may choose to run for election.

The director position must be filled with an IAC member in good standing. Some experience with IAC chapter leadership is desirable, but...

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July 30, 2020

Like many others, Clisten V. Murray IAC 1696 was hooked on aviation as a young boy when an occasional plane flew over his family’s southern Indiana farm. He passed away January 27, 2020 having lived a long and healthy life to the age of 97 until undergoing a heart valve repair in September 22, 2019.

His first flight took place in Vincennes, Indiana in the 80s. He traveled to Boulder, Colorado to take his first aerobatic lesson. He said he felt very privileged to take that first aerobatic lesson with Betty Stewart, two-time Women’s World Aerobatic Champion.

A Pitts checkout...

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July 29, 2020

Congratulations to Andrea McGilvray, IAC 438132, on being chosen as a 2020 Chapter Newsletter Editor Award winner from the chapters’ office at EAA National. The award recognizes hours of hard work contributing to the success of EAA chapter 35. The chapter newsletter is one of the most important tools of communication a chapter has to keep members and prospective members informed and engaged. 

Normally presented in person at AirVenture, this year the awards ceremony was live streamed on Thursday at 6-6:30pm CT. You can access the video here: h...

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July 28, 2020

Congratulations to Susan Bell, IAC 438132, on being chosen as a 2020 Chapter Web Editor Award winner from the chapters’ office at EAA National. The award recognizes hours of hard work contributing to the success of IAC chapter 26 in fostering the growth of sport aviation. The chapter website is one of the most important tools of communication a chapter has to keep members and prospective members informed and engaged, for the day-to-day, future events, and happenings of the chapter. 

Normally presented in person at AirVenture, this year the awards ceremony was live streamed on...

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July 27, 2020

As previously announced in our Sport Aerobatics magazine and In the Loop e-newsletter, the International Aerobatic Club (IAC) annual meeting will be held at Spring City Aviation at Timmerman Airport (KMWC), 9305 W. Appleton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53225, starting at 2 p.m. CDT on Saturday, August 1, 2020.

We have room for no more than eight people in-person in addition to the officers of the IAC. However, you will be able to attend virtually if you desire. This strictly informational meeting is intended to fulfill the legal requirements of the state of...

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