by Lorrie Penner
Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017
Friday, September 30, was the final day of the very successful U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. Special congratulations to Rob Holland in his sixth consecutive championship win in the Unlimited Power Category!
Winners include: Primary: Nick Meyer (Decathlon). Sportsman Power Champion: Cory Johnson (Pitts S-1C). Sportsman Glider Champion: Merrick Isely (DG1001). Intermediate Power Champion: David Taylor (Staudacher S600). Intermediate Glider Champion: Trevor Rogers (DG1001). Advanced Power Champion: Aaron McCartan (S-330P). Advanced Glider Champion: Guy Acheson (MDM Fox). U.S. National Aerobatic Champion (Unlimited Power Category): Rob Holland (MXS-RH). U.S. National Glider Aerobatic Champion (Glider Unlimited Category): Eric Lentz-Gauthier (MDM Fox).
The USA Unlimited Team members were announced and will be participating in the 2017 World Aerobatic Championships in Hoedspruit, South Africa, August 16 to 26, 2017.