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May 6, 2020

On May 6th, CIVA President Nick Buckenham announced that the 2020 World Advanced Aerobatic Championships will be postponed until 2021. Originally scheduled to be held in August in the Czech Republic, the coronavirus pandemic has caused the cancellation or postponement of most FAI air sports events this year including aerobatic championships.

The U.S. Advanced Aerobatic Team was making plans for training camps and practice and participation in the WAAC up until the pandemic broke out throughout the world. However, all eight team pilots have committed to competing in...

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May 1, 2020

AirVenture 2020 is officially cancelled

My fellow EAA’rs. It is May here in Wisconsin, and unfortunately like many of you across the country, we are still under a stay at home order through May 26. Normally, this is the month when we start our preflight planning for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. By this time, we should have begun ramping up our entire site in preparation for our July convention. Volunteers from across the country and world would have descended on Oshkosh. Together they would have formed work parties, our suppliers would begin start setting up tents...

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April 27, 2020
For Immediate Release
Lakeland, Florida: The SUN 'n FUN Home Edition 2020 launches today and will excite aviation...
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April 17, 2020


April 17, 2020 - One of the unfortunate fallouts of the current coronavirus situation is an opening for online scammers to alter their messaging to disguise their activity as an alleged way to help health workers, law enforcement, or other front line workers.

If you as an EAA member or chapter leader receive such a request supposedly from EAA headquarters or an EAA official, do not respond to it or open any links. It is a scam. It may contain a subject line such as “SUPPORT THE FRONTLINERS AGAIN CORONAVIRUS” or something similar....

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April 10, 2020

Hello, IAC members, it is time to nominate our 2020 slate of officers and directors. Nominating petitions are due TODAY - April 10. Voting will be done electronically on the IAC website, beginning June 24, voting ends on July 21, results will be announced. New officers and directors will be installed at the close of the IAC Annual Membership Meeting at AirVenture in Oshkosh on July 24, 2020.

Positions to be filled are President, Secretary, and three Directors. Directors are elected "at large", not by region, and are then assigned a region after they're elected. If...

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April 2, 2020

Calling all non-current Regional and National Judges!  
The Covid crisis will not last forever and when the delayed contest season starts you will want to be ready!  

To make up for the cancellation and delay of Judges Schools we plan to hold an all day Practical Aerobatic Judging webinar.  The EAA will be our host and DJ Molny, Steve Johnson, Hector Ramirez, and Wes Liu will be your tag-team presenters. 

Judges who need to attend a Judges School for currency can participate using their computer, the largest computer screen that they have access to, the...

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