By Jordan Ashley, IAC AirVenture Chairman
Linda Hamer, IAC 7223 of Peru, Illinois passed peacefully at home July 6. A celebration of life service will be August 6 at Trinity United Church of Christ in LaSalle.
Linda was born in Peru on November 10, 1940, to Milton and Berth (Shoffner) Couleter. Linda married Gerald Hamer on April 1, 1961. She was a leader as a real estate professional in the Illinois River Valley. She passionately embraced activities she enjoyed most; flying being foremost. She owned and operated one of the first flight schools at the Peru Regional Airport, Aerial Enterprises, Inc.
Linda became an...(read more)
The initial schedule for the 2022 U.S. National Aerobatic Championship has been posted here: www.iac.org/nationals-2022-schedule. The schedule is subject to change for delays created by weather, so it will be updated onsite during the competition.
In addition to the flight schedule itself, included are times and dates to sign up for unreserved practice slots, tech inspection hours, and hours of registration and volunteer signups....(read more)
At long last, the 2022 Regional Judge Exam is available on the IAC web site (member login required).
If you prefer to work the test on paper, there's also a printable PDF version. Once you've finished, you'll need to input your answers using the online exam.
I'd like to thank the early adopters who helped me "tune up" the test questions and answers: Dylan Beal, Dale Faust, Matthew Schulz,...(read more)
Interested in judging at the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships? A form to express your interest is now "live" on the IAC website here: https://www.iac.org/volunteer-to-judge-at-nationals Please answer the form questions and submit your response no later than August 31, 2022.
Qualifications required to judge at Nationals:
- Must be a current National Judge - OR-
- Must be a current Regional Judge with at least 250 flights judged.
You can find your judging stats online here:...(read more)