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Nationals Penalty Resolution Update

I would like to provide my thoughts on the Board’s Resolution that erased two competitor’s penalties for safety violations.  This had the effect of changing the competitors scores and standings at the US National Aerobatic Contest six weeks after the fact. I thank all those that emailed their directors requesting a Special Meeting with the

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Resolutions to be proposed to the IAC Board

The following proposed Resolutions are to be incorporated without delay. 1. The Board shall respect the 2021 National Contest Jury’s decision to disqualify single flights of two competitors and retract the BOD’s decision to overturn the Jury’s decision and agree all future Jury’s decisions are final and cannot be protested. Contest Rules 31.5.9 2. The

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Lack of ethics in the IAC-A letter from a Club Competitor

This letter was posted in December by Erick McDaniel and am reposting it here for everyone’s information. Greetings to you all, First and foremost, let me start out by saying that this email comes from a standpoint of concern for the IAC and its membership. Not only for recent events that have transpired relating to

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Key 2022 Rule Changes

-A single competitor may fly a category and earn a trophy -Late contest arrivals allowed with no Jury approval but via Contest Director permission. -Student pilots may compete with a CFI Safety Pilot -Guidance on Grading Judge selection related to conflicts of interest. -All categories have the same opportunity to fly a third program. -Eliminate

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Club Annual Renewal Info

11/22/2021  IAC Chapter 24 Approved Insurance Coverage -General Liability  $1-3 million -Products/Completed Operations $1-3 Million -Medical Expense per person $5000 -Host Liquor $1 million -Mobile Equipment (ie golf carts, scooters on airport only) $1-3 million EAA Chapter Payment Information -Chapter Dues $100 -Aviation General Liability Insurance Allocation $298 Prohibited Activities: -Airport Ownership, management, maintenance -Owning,

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CIVA Report by Mike Gallaway

The 2021 CIVA Pleanry meeting was once again held as an online meeting.   Actually it works very well albeit I have to wake up at 4am each day. There were 27 Nations represented and 45 total participants if you include observers, Monique Hartman attended as an observer. The official minutes will be available in the

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Oshkosh November 11, 2021 Hall of Fame Dinner Recap

-Honoring Vern Jobst for 2020 -Lindy Award-Adding a best static display award for an aerobatic airplane -Editor–Lorrie Penner -Sport Aerobatics Magazine-now will be sent every other month (Saving IAC around $50,000). -Chapter Chatter -In the Loop -New Committee Chairman -Judges Committee–DJ Molny -Rules Committee–Barrett Hines (If you’re a current judge this year, you only need

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