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April 15, 2013

On April 6, 2013 the IAC Board of Directors gave preliminary approval to revisions resulting in P&P 504, 15 June 2013, Revision 27, for the 2013 Contest Season. A two month member comment period is required prior to final acceptance by the Board, hence the proposed revision date. Comments may be made below (login required), or they may be made to your regional IAC Director.

A PDF file showing the marked-up changes is attached (login required.) A summary of revisions follows:

1. Provisions added for selection of U.S Advanced Glider Team. Tracks the procedures...

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April 12, 2013

The IAC Collegiate Program is a finalist for a Lightspeed Aviation Foundation grant that would send five Collegiate competitors to H-R Aviation in LaPorte, Texas, to train five hours with Debby Rihn-Harvey.


April 11, 2013

The IAC Board of Directors met in San Carlos, CA on April 6 and 7, 2013.  While complete meeting minutes will be published at a later date, here's a summary of actions taken at that meeting.  Most actions described are covered in the agenda packet, which is available on the IAC website.

Pictured are: Front Row L to R: Jim Ward, Secretary/Doug Sowder, President/ Vicky Benzing, SW Region Dir/ Debby Rihn-Harvey, Int'l Dir/ Tom Adams, SE Region...

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April 9, 2013

At the Spring Board Meeting on April 6/7, 2013, the IAC Board of Directors determined that Form A as produced by the current version of  OpenAero software is NOT ACCEPTABLE for Free Program submittal at U.S. Regional Contests. This is basically a CIVA form and does not meet the requirements of IAC Official Contest Rules Sect. 6.12, regardless of the logo that may be shown.  OpenAero-produced Forms B and C ARE acceptable provided that they are certified and dated by a current judge per Rules Sect. 6.14, along the right-hand margin on the long side of the form (in the usual place). Sample...

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March 22, 2013

The 2013 Spring Board of Directors Packet is available to members at the top of the BOD meeting agenda and minutes page.

March 22, 2013

IAC Aerobatic Schools Liaison and founder Miriam Levin has resigned due to increasing demands for her talents. IAC South-Central Region Director Lynn Bowes has accepted the role.

The IAC Aerobatic Schools listing found at is the brainchild of President Vicki Cruse, who contacted Miriam Levin and Doug Lovell in 2008 as volunteers to get it up and running.  Miriam provided business process expertise to make the site work, and has driven that process for these five years to assemble the listing and keep it up...

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