The official contest video for every flight of every competitor in the 2019 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships has been posted. Thank you to Forrest Fox Productions for the videography and editing.
Its been a great week in Salina, Kansas! So many people to thank and so much fun had by all!
The big news - congratulations to Rob Holland on his accomplishment of becoming the U.S. National Unlimited Aerobatic Champion for the ninth time! All scores can be found on the website; Power: https://iaccdb.iac.org/contests/678 Glider:https://iaccdb.iac.org/contests/695.
Our social media has been very active, but if you aren't on those...(read more)
On behalf of IAC President Robert Armstrong and Contest Director Ron Schreck we are looking forward to your arrival in Salina for the 2019 Championships! Please find attached Bulletin No. 3 which incorporates all of the information we have to date. There is a revision page to point out what has changed. See the annexes for arrival procedures, what to bring, and who our judges are for this year!
Some important notes:
- We have a new info app to get messages out during the contest. See page 17 in the bulletin. Please use Ctrl + click...
The organizers have announced that the Mason-Dixon Shoot Out that was to be held on October 11-13, 2019 is canceled. Unfortunately the airport has pushed up the repaving of their runway. The contest will be back next year, so watch the IAC Contest Listing webpage for their dates in 2020.
The deadline for submission for IAC members to propose changes to the IAC Official Contest Rules for the 2020 contest season was July 1st. These proposals have now been compiled by IAC Rules Chair Doug Sowder. Originally a total of 16 proposals from the membership were received and posted this morning. However, a glitch in the email system revealed that there were actually 29 rule proposals.
An updated PDF with all 29 of the rule proposals is available for download below.
To be noted, there is work being done to revise the rule book to make it more concise and easier to...(read more)
The 30th FAI 2019 World Aerobatic Championships have ended. The team reports working hard and having a wonderful experience in Châteauroux, France the last week of August.
Congratulations to Team USA’s by the three highest scoring USA pilots; Rob Holland, Craig Gifford and Mark Nowosielski for earning the Team Silver with their strong performances!
Rob Holland earned flight medals; gold for free unknown 2 and bronze for free unknown 3. In addition, Rob has the highest combined score for all three Unknowns earning him the Eric Muller Trophy with the...