IAC 67

Washington Chapter 67 of the International Aerobatics Club, IAC

Aerobatic Instruction

Please see Safety Considerations for an introduction to the importance of instruction in aerobatics.

Although there is no FAA requirement (as in some other countries) for an aerobatic flying "endorsement", competent instruction is a crucial element of safe recreational and contest acro flying.

If you are an aerobatics instructor offering training to owners of aerobatic airplanes or an instructor with an aerobatic airplane, please contact mamontb@comcast.net to be added to this list.


Olde Thyme Aviation

Contact Person:  Ken Horwitz

Phone: TEXT 206-730-1412

E-mail: Tom.Rogers@gmail.com

Web: https://oldethymeaviation.com/

Aircraft: Super Decathlon, 8KCAB

Courses: Stall/spin recovery, Intro to Aerobatics, Tailwheel, Upset Recovery

Airport:  Bremerton National Airport, KPWT, Bremerton, WA


Boeing Employees Flying Association (BEFA)

Members Only: see the BEFA website

Phone: 425-271-2332 

E-mail: office@befa.org

Web: https://befa.org/

Aircraft: Super Decathlon, 8KCAB

Courses: Aerobatics, Tailwheel

Airport:  Renton Municipal Airport, KRNT, Renton, WA


Specialized Aero Works

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Contact Person:  Mike Kloch

Phone: (541) 848-7790

Web: Fly-SAW.com

Aircraft: 2005 Super Decathlon, 8KCAB, or owner's airplane

Courses: Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT), aerobatics, tailwheel, and more

Airport: Bend Municipal airport (KBDN), Bend, OR



Contact Person: Bruce Williams

Phone: 206-283-2937

Email: brucew@bruceair.com

Web: www.bruceair.com

Aircraft: Extra 300L

Courses: Stall/spin recovery, Unusual attitude/upset training, Basic aerobatics, RV aerobatics

Airport: Boeing Field, KBFI , Seattle, WA

Notes: Training in Extra 300L available May-September in Seattle


Sunrise Aviation

Contact Person:  Michael ChurchEAA

Phone: (949) 852-8850

Web:  http://www.sunriseaviation.com/aerobatics

Aircraft:  aerobatic Citabria, Standard and Super Decathlons, Pitts S2B, Extra 300

Courses:  Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Aerobatics, Spin training, tail wheel endorsement

Note: qualified pilots have the opportunity for solo rental for training and to fly Sunrise airplanes at camps and contests


CP Aviation

EAAContact Person:  Judy Phelps

Phone:(805) 525-2138

Web: https://www.cpaviation.com/upset-prevention-recovery-training-emt-aerobatics

Aircraft:  aerobatic Citabria, Standard and Super Decathlons

Courses: stall/spin awareness, (Upset Prevention & Recovery Training), advanced spin training, and competition aerobatics. Aerobatic aircraft checkouts and tail wheel endorsement.

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