Please join the IAC Board in congratulating Jonathan Gaffney and Bruce Ballew in their recent appointments to the board. Jonathan comes to us as the NAA Representative and Bruce will be the Mid America Region Director finishing the remainder of Bob Freeman’s term. The IAC and its board thank Bob for his service and wish him the best in his new opportunity in Korea.
IAC is asking for your input in what you want in a new website. IAC has a dedicated task force set up for this project, but we need your help. What information do you want on the website? How do you want information displayed? Is there a website you like a lot? Tell us about what you like about it. This is wide open, so please provide your input. The only place comments will be reviewed is at IAC’s Unusual Attitudes Forum ...(read more)
The files collectively containing the proposed rule changes and Known sequences (Sportsman and Intermediate only) for 2012 have been posted to EAAForums.org. EAAForums.org’s Unusual Attitude forum will be the ONLY place for IAC members to make official comment on these proposed rules and knowns. Click here...(read more)
Aerobatics legend and International Aerobatics Club Hall of Fame member Betty Skelton – the “First Lady of Aerobatics” – died at her home in Winter Park, Florida, on Tuesday at the age of 85. Skelton was a pioneer as a female aerobatic competitor and air show performer, winning the U.S. National Female Aerobatic Championships for three straight years (1948-1950). She also made the Pitts Special airplane famous, as her performances in her “Lil Stinker” created a market for the biplane designed by Curtis Pitts. That airplane is now part of the National Air and Space Museum collection.
On August 2, 2011 fellow IAC 52 member Jason Flood suffered multiple injuries as a result of a banner towing accident in Egg Harbor Township. Jason has been admitted to Cooper University Medical Center and is listed in critical condition. He has undergone multiple surgeries to date and has many more to come. Details of the accident have yet to be obtained from Jason as he has been in a medically induced coma. You can keep up with Jason’s status by visiting ...(read more)