Interim President: Gordon Penner
Gordon is an ATP and flies professionally for Atlas in a 747. He flies his Pitts S-1C in the Sportsman Category. Gordon has been a member of IAC34 for over 11 years and served in various capacities as President, Treasurer and has been the Contest Director at the Ohio Aerobatic Open. He is also an accredited Master CFI-Aerobatic, a Regional Aerobatic Judge, member of SAFE, and a FAASTeam representative with the Cincinnati FSDO.
Vice President: David Phillabaum
David is a student pilot and talented budding aerobatic aficionado. He already has more time upside down and sideways than right side up and has flown many unique and high performance planes such as the Great Lakes biplane, Extra 300L, and PT-17 Stearman. He and his wife Tiffany live in Coshocton, OH.
Treasurer/Secretary: Chris Keegan
Chris is a private pilot. He flies the DR 109 pictured here in the Advanced category. He also flies airshows and was the Contest Director for the IAC East Championships (Ohio Open) in 2014.
Member at Large: Eric Backscheider
Eric is a Certified Flight Instructor. He has flown his Pitts S-2B in the Sportsman category. He has also been a valuable volunteer at the contest serving in the role of Starter.
Member at Large: Brett Hunter
Brett has been flying aerobatics for over 15 years. He currently competes in the Unlimited category and was an Unlimited USA team member at the 2013 and 2015 World Aerobatic Championships. He is a corporate pilot and flies airshows in his highly modified Pitts S-2C.
You can learn more about Brett and his airshow schedule at his website, www.pittsfreak.com
Photos of other IAC34 members can be seen HERE.