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February 21, 2018

He put in many volunteer hours behinds the scenes, she made herself available by traveling long distances, he has a great understanding of the technical aspects of judging, she gives countless hours of her personal time for the betterment of IAC, his products and services have been a tremendous benefit to aerobatics, and he has coached and mentored pilots at contests and on practice days.

Do these people sound like someone you know and would like to have recognized for their contribution to the sport of aerobatics? This is an excellent opportunity to give recognition to an...

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January 27, 2018

The Tech Committee is in need of volunteers with software coding expertise. Tech Committee members are responsible for the contest registration software, the contest scoring software, the contest results database, the analysis of contest results, and  the IAC website. If you have ideas for software services that do not presently exist, and are willing to put in the effort to turn those ideas into reality, we would love to have you get involved.

The most immediate need is for someone to transition into the role of managing and maintaining the IAC Contest Database, or IACCDB. The...

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January 25, 2018

Beginning with the 2013 Aresti Aerobatic Catalogue (Condensed), various errors created during the publication process have crept into both the Power and Glider (aka ‘GAF’) Catalogues.  Those errors were generally corrected in subsequent editions, but unfortunately new errors were added.  At the FAI/CIVA 2017 plenary conference, revisions to the Catalogue to correct all known errors were approved for use starting in 2018.

In the document below, we also provide a link to the Aresti System SL website for ordering Catalogues. We do not recommend ordering their 2018 version yet until we...

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January 19, 2018

The 2018 edition of the IAC Rule Book is now available to members at:

January 16, 2018

Director/Officer Nominations Sought

January 15, 2018 - If you or an IAC member you know is interested in running for an officer or director position, here are the item's you'll need to do so:

1. Candidate Petition Form with 10 current IAC members' signatures; download the attachment below. Note members can sign separate petition forms and e-mail them after they have printed, signed and scanned it. All names do not have to be placed on one form. Email endorsements will NOT be...

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January 14, 2018

IAC Judges start their year by passing the Revalidation & Currency Exam.  The 2018 R&C Exam may be found by selecting "Programs", then "Judges", then "Exams".  This year the exam includes video in questions.  Please let each video load and then watch carefully and critically as one figure of the flying from the 2017 Nationals is presented.

Passing score is 80%.  The exam is best done with a copy of the IAC Official Contest Rules open.  Since no major rules changes affecting figure grading are implemented for 2018, this year's R&C Exam can be done with the 2017 rulebook...

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