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April 11, 2022

IAC Frequent Flyers

At their spring meeting, the IAC Board of Directors approved a new trophy and recognition program, proposed by Director Bob Freeman, to recognize our most active members.  Some have dubbed this the "IAC Frequent Flyers Program".  Details can be found in P&P 201 Revision 31 (IAC website governance documents - member login required).

The new trophy will be on permanent display in Oshkosh, alongside all the other permanent trophies of the IAC.  The trophy recognizes the pilot...

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March 28, 2022

Renew your IAC Membership and Save $15

The IAC's membership rate is increasing to $60/year. It is our first annual dues increase in over 20 years.  Renew now.


I'm sure I don't have to explain to our members about the high inflation we are all experiencing because we all notice it every time we fill up our car with gas, buy food, or enjoy an evening out on the town.  

During our budget meeting for 2022 the IAC's finance committee considered our ever-shrinking buying...

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March 25, 2022

On February 28, 2022 the Federation Aeronautique Internationale published their position on the conflict taking place in the Ukraine.

      "The FAI’s fundamental aim is to maintain the integrity and support the development of air sports across all nations in line with a set of values that nurture inclusion and transcend national differences. To maintain that aim under the circumstances created by the military conflict in the Ukraine, the FAI Executive Board has unanimously decided to implement the following extraordinary measures: To suspend the members of Russia and Belarus with...

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March 19, 2022

Hello, IAC members, don't forget it is time to nominate our 2022 slate of officers and directors. Nominating petitions are due by April 15. Voting will be done electronically on the IAC website, beginning June 29, voting ends on July 26. New officers and directors will be installed at the close of the IAC Annual Membership Meeting at AirVenture in Oshkosh on July 29, 2022.

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 you wish to see...

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March 8, 2022

International Aerobatics Day on June 25 to Highlight Excitement, Skill of Unique Element of Flight

International Aerobatic Club expands day to worldwide reach

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (March 8, 2022) — The day celebrating the skill, beauty, and excitement of aerobatics will expand this year, as the International Aerobatic Club (IAC) goes global with International Aerobatics Day on Saturday, June 25.

The 2022 commemoration builds on...

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March 3, 2022
With deep sadness the IAC shares the news of the sudden passing of Marianne Fox IAC 441091, fiancée of IAC president, Jim Bourke. Marianne passed away early this morning after an airplane accident that occurred during a short, non-aerobatic cross-country flight. The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.
 
In 2019, not long after she earned her private pilot license, Marianne became an IAC member. She began flying in aerobatic competition in the Primary category at her home airport in Corvallis, Oregon in 2020. In 2021 she moved up to the Sportsman category and flew in...
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