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Aerobatic Competition headed to Georgia’s Rome

Posted June 18, 2013 by Kristi Kent in News

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

GRCVB Contact:
Chris Cannon, director of communications

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aerobatic Competition headed to Georgia’s Rome

 ROME, GA. — The International Aerobatic Club, Chapter 3, will host the Bear Creek Bash Aerobatic Competition at Rome’s Richard B. Russell Regional Airport on June 28-29.Aerobatics

The event will include competition events, from beginners to the top pilots on the country. Pilots on the USA Unlimited Aerobatic Team will be present competing and preparing for the World Aerobatic Competition to be held in October of this year.

Spectators may watch the competition from the lawn airport at no cost, although event organizers encourage all spectators to bring lawn chairs. The majority of competition flights will take place in the afternoons and evenings.

Spectator parking is available at the airport for free.

“We are pleased and excited to host the Bear Creek Bash and the many pilots that will be in our community,” said Lisa Smith, executive director of the Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We encourage the public to come out, support these pilots and see their passion for flight performance.”

The International Aerobatic Club is a division of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and the National Aeronautics Association. It promotes aerobatics and governs the sport of competition aerobatics in the United States under the regulations of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

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The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is the official destination and sports marketing organization of Rome and Floyd County, Georgia. The GRCVB’s mission is to strengthen the economic fabric of the community through tourism development by attracting leisure travelers, conventions, meetings, sports and events.

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