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2018 Regional Contest Results!

The Regional Series is comprised of an average of the best 3 Contest Scores flown in a region.  If more than three Contests are flown by a competitor, the highest scores will be used. The U.S. National Aerobatic Championship may be used as a “wildcard” for purposes of meeting the 3 contest minimum. 2 of Chapter 24

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Red Bull Air Races attended by CH24 Members!

The Red Bull Air Races at TMS last weekend was announced by our very own Chapter Member Mike Gallaway! He did a fantastic job and it was exciting listening to him!  Several of us were even able to visit the announcers booth and watch him in action!  As a club we enjoy visiting various events

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Chapter News from the President

I visited with the new “Federal Tower Chief” about our waiver for the aerobatic box at NT Regional Airport. The waiver expired on August 31, 2018.  He is not excited about renewing the box for us.  Bill Denton encouraged me to speak with Brad Holt at the FAA office which I did last week. He

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Chapter 24 Membership

To be a voting member of our club one must be in good standing with IAC and have paid the Chapter 24 dues which are only $30. There are 150 names on our email list but only 20 paying dues members.  This is an important topic because at our annual meeting we will be voting

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A Message from the President

From Chapter President Tom Rhodes: Dear Chapter 24, As your new president I feel that it is important to keep our group informed on what is going on in Chapter 24…so here goes. First, we would like to congratulate our members, Mike Galloway, Julia and Tony Wood for their awards.  Mike “Spanky” Galloway won the

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Passing of Kathleen Bales

It is with great sadness that your club leadership shares the news of the passing of Kathleen Bales, longtime IAC 24 member, friend to all, and husband of DR Bales. Kathleen passed peacefully on Sunday October 21 around 4:00PM surrounded by her family at their home at Pecan Plantation Airpark in Granbury. Kathleen and DR

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Potential partnership with T31 Aero Clube and Collegiate Program

Chapter 24 is actively researching aerobatic training in the Dallas Metroplex Area!  We are researching various avenues including local flight schools and clubs!  The T31 Aero Club at Aerokountry Airport (T31) in McKinney is a 501C3 organization that mentors high school and college age young adults who are interested in various aspects of avaition.  We

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Vote for the IAC Elections!!

IAC Elections are open for you to vote!  Chapter 24 holds much voting power!  I am not sure if we use it to our full potential!  We need to vote!  We need to vote for those people that are like-minded and take our (Chapter 24) views as important!  Remember, these are the individuals that will

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Passing of Bobby Fielder, former manager of Edna Airport

Bobby Fielder, aerobatic enthusiast, builder and mechanic who served as caretaker and manager of the Jackson County Airport, passed away April 30.  He was a fixture at the Edna contests and chapter practices at Edna for decades and will be dearly missed.  His funeral is Saturday, May 5th, in Edna at the First Baptist Church

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