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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: IAC rules amok?? -- just another r ...


Thread: [Acro] Re: IAC rules amok?? -- just another r ...

Message: [Acro] Re: IAC rules amok?? -- just another real world solution

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From: Jim Nahom <califprint at>

Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2002 05:28:03 UTC


Good for you Kurt, and the Chapter 69 BOD. I have not spoken with 
anybody  that is actually in favor of having the new primary category.

Jim Nahom
Vice President Chapter 49

Kurt Otto Haukohl wrote:

> NOTE: although we will be flying the new IAC Primary category and are 
> strong and enthusiastic supporters of grassroots aerobatics, we feel 
> that your safety is paramount. Many aerobatic maneuvers may result in 
> unintended spins, even though a given aircraft may not be certificated 
> for intentional spins. So, in the interest of safety, and at the 
> request of the Chapter 69 Board of Directors, we have applied for the 
> following supplemental contest rule: Any competitor who wishes to fly 
> in the Primary category (in which a spin is not required) must either: 
> 1) provide evidence of prior aerobatic (not CFI) spin training, 2) 
> have flown before in an IAC competition flight requiring a spin (such 
> as Basic), or 3) be willing to fly with a safety pilot at the 2002 
> CopperState contest. If you have any questions regarding this policy, 
> or want to inquire about arranging for a safety pilot, please contact 
> the CD with your details and questions as soon as possible. Thank you 
> for your understanding!

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