IBDA Announcements2019-07-05T11:46:13-05:00

IBDA Announcements

IBDA Spring Directors Meeting Postponement

Due to the current health environment, the IBDA Spring Directors Meeting originally scheduled for March 25th is canceled. It will be rescheduled at a future date. Notice of the new meeting date will be sent out once all the virus issues have settled down. Please stay safe and try to follow the recommended health guidelines that have been publicized.  And on a lighter note, please refrain from hoarding toilet paper. Troy Cobb IBDA Treasurer

March 17th, 2020|Comments Off on IBDA Spring Directors Meeting Postponement

USAF Gray painted Birddogs needed

During Airventure '20 (Oshkosh), there will be a Warbirds in Review program covering the 70th anniversary of the O-1. The scheduled speakers are yours truly to talk some about the 70th. Darrel Whitcomb, both Nail 25 and Raven 25, will talk about flying over Laos and Cambodia, as will Dick Rutan. Dick was a Misty or FASTFAC over N. Vietnam. The Birddog's requested are one in 50's markings, which is covered, and one in USAF

March 17th, 2020|Comments Off on USAF Gray painted Birddogs needed

Platinum Roundup Registration

Your Officers and Directors are working diligently to provide the best experience possible for the upcoming2020 Platinum Roundup in Fredericksburg, Texas, Sept. 15 to Sept. 18. We need your assistance to complete our planning and logistics. If you expect to attend please take just a moment to fill out the attached registration form. The information you provide will allow us to plan for appropriate resources. You will need to save this form, print it out,

February 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Platinum Roundup Registration


RENEWAL TIME IS HERE! It is now time to renew your membership in the International Birddog Association. You can go the the membership tab and renew online from there with Paypal or a credit card if you don’t have the Paypal account. Membership is $30.00 for the whole year or the Lifetime Memebership is an option. If you wish you can also print out the Member form and mail in with a check to IBDA,

December 26th, 2019|Comments Off on RENEWAL TIME IS HERE!


As I’m sure most of you are aware, the bulk of our IBDA Officers and Directors for the last couple of decades have been residents of central Texas.  That has been relatively convenient for face to face communication and coordination, but it also leads to burnout as the same people keep up the effort of ensuring the Association is solvent, relevant, and supportive of its membership.  In short,  we’re aging and we’re running out of

November 29th, 2019|Comments Off on HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM

Cessna L-10 Bird Dog Pilots Group on facebook

Be sure to check out Jonathan Elie's facebook group Cessna L-19 Bird Dog Pilots Group. He's our Facebook guru and has some good stuff showing up. https://www.facebook.com/groups/328778504339776/  

April 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Cessna L-10 Bird Dog Pilots Group on facebook

A Message From The IBDA President Steve Frushour 

I have been working on continuing the update of the IBDA Archives. There are approximately 4300 photographs that have been “Photoshopped” and entered into the computer. I am now going through slides to be archived. I still have many photographs of more recent events to catalog. We will keep working and then start going through all of the containers of articles and information about the Birddog.  A common question is, “How many Birddogs are flying

December 1st, 2018|Comments Off on A Message From The IBDA President Steve Frushour