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June 28, 2019

AirVenture 2019 App, presented by BendixKing, is now available to download free on the Apple App Store and Google Pay. This app is a must-have for attendees to have the best experience at AirVenture! The app features an overview of attractions, plan your visit checklist, interactive maps, shuttle routes, pin your parking, and important weather-related alerts.

“The personal schedule feature allows users to ‘favorite’ airshows, speakers and other exhibitions which will then be aggregated...

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June 27, 2019

The deadline for IAC Rules Change proposals is July 1, as noted in the Forward to the IAC Contest Rules. If you're planning to propose a rules change, the best way to do so is to go to this address:, fill out the form, and hit "Submit". Login to 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 Doug Sowder. If you go "formless", please include your IAC...

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June 26, 2019

The IAC Board of Directors invites you to join us for dinner, beverages, and conversation during the EAA AirVenture at the "Annual IAC Member Gathering" on Friday, July 26th from 6-8pm. Please join us at the EAA Nature Center, located directly behind the EAA Aviation Museum. Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm.

Please RSVP to IAC Summer Assistant- Stephany Beck at sbeck [at] by July 14th.

See you there!

June 19, 2019

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

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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