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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: International Aerobatics


Thread: [Acro] Re: International Aerobatics

Message: [Acro] Re: International Aerobatics

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From: Phil Sisson <sisson at>

Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 04:21:33 UTC


  What we really need is the ACA back, at least get the name and use it...It will
rise again.....


Akrowood at wrote:

> There is an international aerobatic association. CIVA . Why do we need a club
> that is supposedly international in scope, yet does not sanction any
> international contests
> The WAC and AWAC are CIVA contests. Aren't they? They follow the CIVA rule
> book. Don't they? If I'm not mistaken it is the CIVA rule book that the IAC
> 'chooses' to follow certain parts of and disregard other parts of as it
> pleases. Do we really need this level of beaurocracy? Why does the IAC select
> a U.S. national champion and not any other countries' champion?
> Why don't we make CIVA the International governing/policing body made up of
> delegates from the 'national' clubs? sorry, I frogot, we've already done
> that.
> I don't want to 'make' those from other countries join our club in the U.S. I
> would just like to have a club that has the interests of those in the U.S.
> first on its list. I'm sure that the British club isn't contemplating the
> problems of the American aerobatic pilots as one of its first priorities.
> Certian problems, such as dwindling membership, needs the attention of all of
> the aerobatic pilots no matter the nationality.
> We need an international association, one that helps the national clubs work
> together to solve these kinds of problems.
> We don't need to change the name of the IAC. I'm not really sure that we need
> the IAC at all.
> What we need is an American Aerobatic Club.
> Tony Wood


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