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January 25, 2021

IAC Winter Auction

Starting January 28 and continuing through February 4, the International Aerobatic Club will be conducting an auction on eBay to help raise funds to alleviate its current budget shortfall. You can help by bidding on a number of aviation related items, services and activities—

  • Lifetime IAC Membership (which includes a Lifetime EAA Membership) - $2,290.00 Value!
  • Garmin VIRB® Ultra 30 Aviation In-cockpit Bundle- $549.99 Value! (...
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January 18, 2021

The IAC recently had a change in their Judge and Rules programs.  Doug Sowder has stepped down from the Rules program to take on other things.  Doug is an IAC President Emeritus, and a fantastic volunteer who will continue to serve the IAC in other areas.  We are sad to see him leave this position but very happy to announce that Barrett Hines has been appointed to take on the Rules program on an interim basis.  Barrett is frequently called on to be a juror in contests in the Southwest region because of his calm demeanor, intellect, and his prodigious understanding of the subject matter. ...

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January 13, 2021

The 2020 season will be long remembered for the Coronavirus shutdown which took most of our competition season away.  While it was not possible for everyone to compete, some of our most die-hard enthusiasts worked very hard to make the competition season as full as possible.  This year, the IAC recognizes those who put in extra effort with a special IAC Presidential Recognition certificate.

IAC president Jim Bourke is honored this year to award an IAC President’s Award to John Housley for his work in creating a new award program specifically for biplane enthusiasts.

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January 11, 2021

A number of IAC's U.S. National Aerobatic Championship and volunteer trophies are housed in two cases in the IAC Pavilion on the EAA AirVenture grounds. The EAA Aviation Museum contains various sections dedicated to the various forms of flight. On the south west side of the musuem there is an entire area dedicated to Air Racing and Aerobatics. From time to time the currators set up special displays, retire items, rearrange displays and bring in new items.

This week five IAC trophies were placed in a trophy case in the Aerobatics section....

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January 5, 2021

The purposed known sequences for 2021 were presented at the IAC fall board meeting by Sequence Program Chair Michael Lents on November 14. The Intermediate power sequence was sent back after that meeting for a revision to add a snap roll. The board met again in December and approved the Intermediate power sequence, which now has a positive snap roll added to the "P" loop in figure one.

All the power sequences are uploaded to the Squence page. (IAC Member login required.)  Sequences | International Aerobatic Club (iac.org) 

 

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December 27, 2020

IAC still $4,000 Short of Annual Goal

Since October 20, IAC members and friends have moved us toward a fundraising goal of $20,000 by contributing $16,000. Please contribute today and help us reach our goal. 

Every year, in a number of different ways, the IAC plans to balance its budget and support its programs through monies received from sanctioned regional contests, AirVenture sponsorships, merchandise sales, and through entry fees and fundraising efforts at the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. The unanticipated cancellations of the majority of the contests,...

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