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October 26, 2012

CIVA's proposals for the 2013 Advanced and Unlimited Known sequences – for both Power and Glider – are now published on the Unusual Attitudes forum on  Your comments are welcome, but the window to do so is short.  (CIVA's fall meeting, at which sequences will be selected, begins on November 2.)

Please post your comments on the EAA Forums site.  (You'll need an account on the site to post; press the "Register" button in the upper right-hand corner to create one.)

October 16, 2012

The proposed rule changes for 2013 are posted on the EAA's Unusual Attitudes Forum - click here to view them. If you would like to comment on any of the proposals, you will need to register and log in on the EAA Forums site. The Unusual Attitudes Forum will be the ONLY place for members to make official comment on these proposed rules and knowns. The comment deadline is Nov. 11, 2012.;

October 1, 2012

Under sunny skies, the 2012 U.S. National Aerobatic Championship competition was held September 23-29 in Denison, Texas.  Ninety-four pilots competed in all five power and four glider categories.  The contest named U.S. national aerobatic category champions in four power and glider categories, a four-minute freestyle champion as well as the 2012-2013 U.S. Unlimited Aerobatic Team.

U.S. National Aerobatic Champions:
Power: Rob Holland
Glider: Jason Stephens
Power: Pat Clark
Glider: Conner Deebel (U.S. Air Force Academy)...

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September 13, 2012

On behalf of myself and the membership of the International Aerobatic Club, I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Reinaldo Beyer, who we lost in a training accident at Borrego Springs, CA last Saturday. A two-time member of the U.S.A. Advanced Aerobatic Team, Reinaldo was well known for the dedication, preparation, discipline, and integrity that he brought to his flying and to his personal and professional life. I considered Reinaldo a good friend, and though we lived a thousand miles apart, I realize now that every moment that I spent with...

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August 28, 2012

CP Aviation, Inc. has awarded an Emergency Maneuver Training (EMT) scholarship to Adam Gillhom of Valley Village, CA.

The flight school, based in Santa Paula, is known throughout the world for their specialized training curriculum, originally developed in 1987.  CP Aviation is the home of two Master CFI-Aerobatics, who have also been awarded National CFI of the Year by the FAA, Rich Stowell (2006), and Judy Phelps (2011).

The scholarship, now in its fifth year, is awarded each summer to a recipient who is a member of the IAC, holds a pilot’s certificate, and wishes to pursue...

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August 7, 2012

IAC wishes to congratulate the USA Advanced World Aerobaitc Team for their strong Bronze finish at the recently completed 10th FAI World Championships at Nyiregyhaza Airport, Hungary. Great Job Team, and thank you! You travelled far, overcame daunting obstacles, flew superbly, and represented your country and your IAC well. Have a great trip home! --Doug Sowder, President, IAC.