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April 1, 2016

Reminder to submit candidates for the Annual Non-Flying Awards

Each year, the membership of the IAC nominates outstanding volunteers to be recognized for their contribution to the sport of aerobatics. This is an excellent opportunity to give recognition to an outstanding IAC member who spends their valuable time volunteering for the benefit of many.  Let's recognize our unsung heroes for 2015!


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March 11, 2016

The award was conceived and donated by L. Paul Soucy of Louisville, Kentucky. Mr. Soucy was one of the first members of IAC and the Board of Directors. His purpose was to recognize not only skilled pilots but also those who supported a minimum number of contests as well as the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. He died in 1971.

Congratulations to Kevin Elizondo who is recognized as the IAC competition pilot who achieved the highest percentage of points possible during the 2015 contest season by competing in three or more contests, one of which is the U.S. National Aerobatic...

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March 5, 2016

The IAC Board of Directors will meet at the EAA Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on 19-20 March 2016. The agenda package for the meeting can be found here:

Member log-in is required to access these pages. Additional documents will be added to this page for download as reports come in from our various volunteers.

March 3, 2016

Judges training is moving into the 21st century!   The Introduction to Aerobatic Judging course day 1 content is now available on YouTube!  The course is broken down into segments, listed below.  Each segment is a video that presents PowerPoint slides.   Some slides contain video illustrating a topic.

For each video segment, there is a quiz on the IAC web site that may be accessed through the Judges Exams page.

The presentations are great preparation for attending a 2016 Introduction to Aerobatic Judging school.  The presentations will also be appearing on the IAC...

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February 19, 2016

Deadline for the submission of Nominating Petitions for IAC officer and director positions is April 6, 2016.

The offices of President, Secretary, and three (3) Director positions are up for election this year. Electronic balloting will begin soon after the nominations close and will run up until the week of EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. The results of the election will be announced at the IAC Annual...

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February 16, 2016

To refresh their knowledge and satisfy the IAC Official Contest Rules requirements for Judges currency, at the beginning of each year we spend some quality time with the newly issued rulebook.  With refreshed knowledge each Judge takes the annual R&C Exam.  The exam is a mix of questions about new changes to the rules, questions about the rulebook answer to situations seen at contests, and some general rules questions.  Passing score is 80%.

The 2016 IAC Official Contest Rules may be downloaded =>Here 

The 2016...

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