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April 7, 2003

We have just returned from the IAC Annual Meeting at Sun ‘N Fun in Lakeland, Florida and would like to report the following news on IAC Elections. Please join in welcoming and congratulating your new Officers and Directors – May I present:

Allyson Parker-Lauck – New Vice President 395 votes
Tom Adams – New IAC Director 360 votes
David Martin – New IAC Director 373 votes
Jim Taylor – Returning IAC Director 370 votes

We had a very nice Annual Membership Meeting...

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February 17, 2003

(Motion 34 taken from IAC Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, November 7-8, 2002)

In an effort to be certain that everyone involved has a full and complete understanding of the IAC Board of Directors’ action in this motion, and it’s rationale, the IAC would like to clarify motion 34. The motion states, “It is moved that the restriction in the P&P be changed to say that they [Advanced Team Candidates] can fly any legal airplane at the U.S. Nationals.” This motion was made by Phil Knight and seconded by Bubba Vidrine....

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February 17, 2003

By Mike Heuer

President of CIVA

In November of each year, the International Aerobatics Commission (CIVA) meets to review proposals from national aero clubs and to plan the future of aerobatics worldwide. CIVA is part of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, the world governing body for all air sports. The responsibilities FAI has for governance of air sports is carried out by its various air sports commissions including CIVA.

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January 21, 2003

The defending International Aerobatic Club (IAC) Collegiate National Champion Southern Illinois University Aerobatic Team received team and individual trophies at a luncheon held in its honor at EAA headquarters in Oshkosh on January 20. With a combined score of 84.64 percent, SIU earned the 2002 title, edging out Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott and ERAU-Daytona (82.27).

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September 12, 2002

The Best U.S. Aerobatic Pilots to Compete for National Championship
More than 100 of the nation’s most highly-skilled aerobatic pilots will contend in head-to-head competition for the U.S. National Aerobatic Championship title at the Grayson County Airport in Denison, TX, this month. The Championships will be held September 21-28 in Denison, which is one hour north of the Dallas metro area, and are organized by the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), the governing body for aerobatics in the United States.

The 2002 National Championships highlight the selection of the U....

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July 7, 2002

IAC and FAA officials will release a new video on July 26, Thursday, 1 p.m., titled, "How To Avoid Aircraft Upsets." IAC Vice President Dave Monroe and a representative of the FAA to be announced will be on hand to introduce the video, the second such collaboration between IAC, EAA, NAFI and FAA. The first video, "Avoiding the Inadvertent Spin," was introduced at last year’s AirVenture.

The video will be shown between 1 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. at the eBay Pavilon (former AOL Pavilion).


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