Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021
OSHKOSH, WIS. – Jim Bourke of Corvallis, Oregon, has been elected president of the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), a division of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), which is dedicated to the safety and promotion of aerobatics.
Bourke succeeds Robert Armstrong, who served as president since March 2018. Bourke is currently the second-ranked freestyle aerobatic pilot in the U.S. and sixth-ranked in the world.
A member of the U.S. Aerobatic Team, Bourke represented the U.S. in the World Aerobatic Championships in 2017 and 2019. He is also a professional airshow performer.