The International Aerobatic Club's 2004 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships in Denison, Texas, wrap-up Friday, 0ctober 1. The weeklong championships determine the top three U.S. competitors in four categories of competition. Also selected will be the 2005 Unlimited Aerobatic Team comprised of up to five men and five women who will compete in the 23rd World Aerobatic Championships held July12 – July 23, 2005, in Burgos, Spain. In the lead in the Unlimited category at the time of this writing is three-time National champ and well-known air show performer Kirby...(read more)
July 20, 2004 - Making the trek to the 2004 AirVenture Fly-in? In addition to fabulous airshow performances by a number of our members, -- Kirby Chambliss, Chandy Clanton, Bob Davis, Michael Goulian, Ed Hamill, Randy Henderson, Mike Mancuso, Greg Poe, Gene Soucy, Sean Tucker, Patty Wagstaff and Bobby Younkin – just to name a few, here are the various aerobatic activities you can take part in at this year’s show.
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The Annual Meeting of the International Aerobatic Club (IAC) was held at the Sun ‘n Fun Fly-in on April 17th, 2004 in Lakeland, Florida. IAC Nominations Chair Ann Salcedo reports that incumbent directors Michael Heuer, Vicki Cruse and Howie Stock were re-elected to the Board. Newcomer Debby Rihn-Harvey will take over the South Central region directorship. Graham Bird and Scott Poehlmann won the unopposed officer positions of club Treasurer and Secretary.
The following are your 2004 IAC Board of Directors:
Due to a printing error, some IAC members, but not all, may have received their April magazine with pages 5-8, and 41-44 missing.
“We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience,” said IAC Executive Director Lisa Popp. “Apparently, the printing machinery malfunctioned and these particular pages were not stapled into some copies of the April issue. Unfortunately, the printing staff did not catch the error before the issue was mailed out and there is no way of knowing now which members were...(read more)
CANDIDATE FOR SECRETARY
SCOTT POEHLMANN – AUSTIN, TX I have been flying (I hate to say this) for over 20 years, and been a member of the IAC and an active competitor at Sportsman and Intermediate levels since 1997. I have been honored to serve as Chair of Human Factors, and have been moderately successful in encouraging some real research into the issues that affect civilian aerobatic pilots. I think I represent a “typical” mid-level competition pilot, and as such am in a position to understand and reflect the concerns of much of our membership. Our...(read more)