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

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

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From: "Dr. Guenther Eichhorn" <gei at head-cfa.harvard.edu>

Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2002 06:12:09 UTC


Message:

  
Hi all,

I second that.  I don't think that the new primary category is 
the right way to go.  It leaves out the spin which is essential 
to aerobatics, and it includes a composite maneuver, the half 
cuban, which shouldn't be in a beginners sequence.

Guenther


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In message <3C884AA7.3080103 at earthlink.net>, Jim Nahom writes:
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>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:
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>> 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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>Good for you Kurt, and the Chapter 69 BOD. I have not spoken with <u>anybody</
>u>
> that is actually in favor of having the new primary category.<br>
><br>
>Jim Nahom<br>
>Vice President Chapter 49<br>
><br>
>Kurt Otto Haukohl wrote:<br>
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> NOTE: although we will be flying the new IAC Primary category and are strong
>and enthusiastic supporters of grassroots aerobatics, we feel that <u>your
>safety</u> 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 <u>not</u> required) must <u>either</u>: 1) provide evidence of
>prior aerobatic (not CFI) spin training, 2) have flown before in an IAC compet
>ition
>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 </font><font color="#0000ff"><u>CD</u></font><font color="#ff0000"
>>
> with your details and questions as soon as possible. Thank you for your under
>standing!<br>
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