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Background on the California Point Series

The California Point Series was conceived in 1982 by Lonnie English. One purpose was to encourage participation in the California aerobatic contests. A winner was chosen in each category by combining the best three California contest points scores. Throughout the years, California contests have been held at Borrego Springs,...
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IAC Chapter 26 Meeting Minutes, February 2014

IAC Chapter 26’s first meeting of 2014 was held on Sunday, February 9.   After introducing the new board: Tim (Pres), Kathy (VP), Mary Lou (Sec), Mike (Treas) and directors Steve (Happiness is Delano CD and Historian), and Matt (Webmaster) several topics were discussed.
  • Our first judges camp which was early last year was successsful.  We will plan another next year.
  • We have nearly...
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Introduction to Aerobatic Judging – Mar 9-10, 2013, KAPV

Introduction to Aerobatic Judging

Class is now Full and closed for Registrations

Dates: March 9-10, 2013 Hosting Chapter: Chapter 26 Instructor: Michael Steveson Location: Apple Valley Airport (KAPV)

Course Information:

Saturday & Sunday (full course required for all new judges) : $127 Sunday Only (judges currency/national judge requirements) :...

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WAC 2013 is in USA – Get Involved!

The 27th FAI World Aerobatic Championship is in Texas this year! Right here in the USA. WAC2013 is actively seeking corporate and individual sponsors (no amount is too small!) to help make WAC2013 the best WAC yet. If you can donate $20-$100 or more, you will get a "Proud Sponsor of the World Aerobatic Championship" window sticker. For larger amounts, you or...
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Happiness is Delano 2012!

Happiness Is Delano is approaching fast! Labor Day Weekend, September 1 and 2 is just around the corner. Don't take any chances, pre-register for the last California contest before Nationals NOW at the Aerobatic Contest Registration System, www.iacusn.org/acrs. Join Chapter 26, The Delano Aerobatic Club at Delano Municipal Airport On-line Registration Now through August...
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Hammerhead Round-Up News

Chapter 26 was well represented at the 2011 Borrego  Hammerhead Round Up.  Nine pilots flew at  the contest in categories from Sportsman to Unlimited. Austin placed 2nd  overall in Sportsman finishing 2nd, 1st, and 2nd place.  Matt earned the Highest Scoring 1st  Time Sportsman award and finished 3rd place in the Free flight. John, Kathy and Dan flew Intermediate.  John placed 1st overall,...
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The Force was with Chapter 26…

...at the inaugural Inland Empire Strikes Back Redlands minifest!

In the first competition of the year, first time Chapter 26 primary competitiors, Matt and Christopher, placed 1 and 3rd, respectively! Steve De La Cruz represented Chapter 26 in the Sportsman category placing first. The year's first Highest Scoring Chapter Award was presented to Chapter 26! Thanks, Matt, Christopher, and Steve! Additionally, the first...
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2010 In Review!!!

2010 was a busy year for the Delano Aerobatic Club! Chapter members participated in nine contests in  California, Washington, Arizona, Texas AND ... Poland!  Nine members competed in five or more  competitions. For the second year in a row, several of us made it to  Nationals! AND we compete internationally, too! We had multiple category winners in the Northwest  and Southwest Regions and...
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