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January 12, 2022
The IAC Hall of Fame lists many people who have made significant contributions to the sport and art of aerobatic flight. Some have dedicated their lives to aerobatics. Some of these people may not be pilots. IAC members are encouraged to submit a nomination for fellow IACers who are giving of their commitment, skills, innovation, or leadership with a lasting impact on aerobatics.
The deadline for nominations to the IAC Hall of Fame is February 1, 2022. The official nomination petition can be found online at...
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January 5, 2022

The final scores have been tabulated for the 2021 regional series competition. Seventy-nine (79) pilots successfully competed at three or more contests needed to qualify for the series and place in the top three in their category for their respective region.

The regional series began in 2002. To be eligible, a pilot must fly at least three contests during the year and one contest may include the U.S. Nationals. If more than three contests are flown, the highest scores are used to arrive at each participant’s total percentage. First, second and third place decals are awarded to...

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January 4, 2022

IAC Collegiate Program Chair, Jordan Ashley, offers his congratulations to the winners of the 2021 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 29, 2022. The results of the championships have been verified and are as follows:

Team Championships:

1st: Metropolitan State University of Denver - with a total score of 9770.53 out of 11600.00 possible points /  84.23%

2nd: U.S. Air Force Academy - with a total score of 7999.82 out...

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January 3, 2022

The IAC Member comment period on the 2022 Known sequences ended on December 29, 2021. Outgoing Sequence program chair, Michael Lents has evaluated the comments and recommendations have been forwarded by the Sequence Program Committee to IAC president Jim Bourke. A special board meeting will be called within the next 10 days for the board to review, request modifications, or approve the sequences. Attached below are the sequences that are up for approval. They will be uploaded, as soon as the Knowns are finalized at the special meeting, to the online sequence bank here: ...

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December 20, 2021
Hello All,
I have been appointed as Sequence Chair of the IAC and will start duties when Michael Lents, current Sequence Program Chair, abdicates his throne. Thanks for all your hard work, Michael! Until I started to look into this further, I had no idea of the scope of work expected and what you accomplished. For anyone unaware this position is responsible for each years Known programs as well as all Unknowns to be provided for regional contests as well as some National's Unknowns. That's a lot of Unknowns!
 
I am searching for volunteers from each...
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December 14, 2021

By Doug Jenkins, IAC 436255

October 14th-16th 2021 saw IAC Chapter 107 hold its annual Hill Country Hammerfest contest in beautiful Llano, Texas.  This year’s event attracted seventeen pilots competing in Primary through Advanced and flying airplanes ranging from a 115 HP Citabria to an Extra 330LX.  There were even several biplanes sprinkled in.  But more on that later.

               An impending Tropical Storm (?) along with a looming cold front threw all of our...

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