Jim Bourke

Jim Bourke

Jim was elected president of the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), a division of the Experimental Aircraft Association, in July of 2020. IAC is dedicated to the safety and promotion of aerobatic flight.

He is the second-ranked freestyle aerobatic pilot in the U.S. and sixth-ranked in the world. Jim is a member of the U.S. Aerobatic Team and represented the United States at the world aerobatic championships in 2017 and 2019. He flies a variety of aerobatic aircraft in competition and at select air shows throughout the nation.

Along with his flying activities, Bourke founded RCGroups.com, a website for enthusiasts of radio controlled aircraft and is the owner of Knife Edge Software, makers of flight simulation products including RealFlight simulator.

He currently resides in Corvallis, Oregon.

Jim Bourke

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