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February 8, 2020

The final scores are in for the 2019 regional series competition. Fifty-three (53) 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 qualified...

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February 6, 2020

In January, after informing IAC President Robert Armstrong and the Executive Committee, Bob Hart, IAC Treasurer, wrote a letter to the IAC board of directors to resign from his position.

In his letter Bob wrote, “It has been a true honor to serve our organization and its membership for over fifteen years at the local and national level. I have enjoyed serving under four Presidents, and the opportunity to engage in the day to day function and operation of the IAC. While I recognize it’s been a great journey, I also believe it has come time to pass the torch. I have therefore informed...

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February 5, 2020

Friends and family will be remembering Mark Nowosielski and celebrating his life and friendships on Saturday Feb 8, 2020 at Leeward Air Ranch (FD04) Red Barn, Ocala, Florida. Rain or shine. Details are below and will be updated as they come together.

Schedule · Saturday, February 8, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Arrivals

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Memorial ceremony and flyover (field closed to arrivals and departures)

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Open mic remembrances

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Food, drink and...

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January 29, 2020

IAC Collegiate Program Chair, Jordan Ashley, offers his congratulations to the winners of the 2019 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 24, 2020. The results of the championships have been verified and are as follows:

Team Championships:

1st: MSU - Denver reclaimed first place from UND with a total score of 6571.92 out of 7650 possible points /  85.91%

2nd:UND - with a total score of 5818.65 out of 7050 possible points /  82.53%

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January 27, 2020

With deep sadness we share the news of the sudden passing of Mark Nowosielski, IAC #433174, of Ocala, Florida, and Steve Andelin, IAC 17485 of Newport Beach, California.

Mark Nowosielski was a member of IAC 89 and scheduled to be this year’s contest director for the Snowbird Classic in Williston, Florida. He started in aviation when his father purchased a share in a Cessna 182, which he soloed at 16. After earning his degree at Embry-Riddle, Mark served as a flight instructor and flew regionally before landing a job with a major commercial carrier.

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January 23, 2020
EAA announced through a webinar on January 15th that they are now offering free websites to all EAA, IAC, Vintage and Warbirds chapters. You can view the webinar in the EAA archives; Chapter Websites - A New Offering.
As Charlie Becker, Director of Chapters, Communities * Homebuilt Community Manager, mentions at the beginning of the video EAA did offer free websites previously (about 10 years ago), but the roll out wasn't very  widespread and some chapters knew nothing about it until a...
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