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January 29, 2020

IAC Collegiate Program Chair, Jordan Ashley, offers his congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Collegiate Championships. The collegiate eagle trophies will be presented to the recipients at the IAC Member Gathering in Oshkosh, Wisconsin at AirVenture on Friday, July 24, 2020. The results of the championships have been verified and are as follows:

Team Championships:

1st: MSU - Denver reclaimed first place from UND with a total score of 6571.92 out of 7650 possible points /  85.91%

2nd:UND - with a total score of 5818.65 out of 7050 possible points /  82.53%

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January 27, 2020

With deep sadness we share the news of the sudden passing of Mark Nowosielski, IAC #433174, of Ocala, Florida, and Steve Andelin, IAC 17485 of Newport Beach, California.

Mark Nowosielski was a member of IAC 89 and scheduled to be this year’s contest director for the Snowbird Classic in Williston, Florida. He started in aviation when his father purchased a share in a Cessna 182, which he soloed at 16. After earning his degree at Embry-Riddle, Mark served as a flight instructor and flew regionally before landing a job with a major commercial carrier.

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January 23, 2020
EAA announced through a webinar on January 15th that they are now offering free websites to all EAA, IAC, Vintage and Warbirds chapters. You can view the webinar in the EAA archives; Chapter Websites - A New Offering.
 
As Charlie Becker, Director of Chapters, Communities * Homebuilt Community Manager, mentions at the beginning of the video EAA did offer free websites previously (about 10 years ago), but the roll out wasn't very  widespread and some chapters knew nothing about it until a...
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January 22, 2020
The 2020 edition of the IAC Rule Book is now available to members at: https://www.iac.org/download-contest-rules. A summary of all of the 2020 Approved Rules Proposals can be found at the bottom of the Contest Rules page.
 
Lead by IAC Membership Chair, Jim Bourke, the IAC Rule Book working group has released the 2020 IAC rule book!  The 2020 rule change proposals accepted by the board at the 2019 fall meeting are incorporated in the new book as well as comments received during the member...
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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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