|ACRO - the "Aerobatic Competition Results Organiser"
2024 version 5.2 is 64-bit MS.NET scoring
software for all domestic and international
aerobatic competitions, with a worldwide record of excellence established over 18 years.
|ACRO™ is quick and easy to use, offering all scoring regimes from IAC style raw-grades to the latest CIVA FairPlay™ statistical methodology to balance judges' output and effectively eliminate bias. The software includes a separate comprehensive Help system, page-tuned to each form and every subject.
|ACRO™ is simple to install on any Windows™ pc and enables fast and accurate marks entry, great single and composite sequence results flexibility for printed, web and even Excel output, a photo editor and online international photo archive, thorough printed and online FPS judging analysis pages, over 200 international team flags, web index page creation with a built-in multi-channel FTPS upload client for all your contest results that can include Pilots score-sheets with mini-sequence diagrams linked to their scores ... in fact everything you need to support club, national and international aerobatic contest results management at all levels.
|To get ACRO running in your PC
|Click the [Download ACRO now] button to get your copy of the software, then double-click this file or right-click and 'Run' it to install the new version. This will also put the ACRO starter icon on your desktop and update your computer's Programmes menu.
|When ACRO is run in your computer, software updates are automatically detected and offered for installation. The update will always leave all of your existing contest, work-files, pilot-photos and other settings completely intact.
Printed output and PDF's : The BAeA : ACRO contest file archive
The ACRO Help System
Explains in detail WHAT the software does, HOW it does it and WHAT it can do for you.
The ACRO Development Log
Here is a complete history of ACRO updates and new builds since Version-1 in 2005.
ACRO FPS Output
and making pdf's - Help and Explanations
The pdf info can also be reached from the Help menu in the ACRO software
The British Aerobatic Association uses ACRO at UK events
Check-out the BAeA's results pages - all the contest results tables are built directly from ACRO
of ACRO data files from past UK and other national / international
Here's an archive of ACRO contest files - please send us the files from your contests to add to this store.
What to do if you need some extra help while using
Help systems, back-ups and getting in touch with the ACRO office
|CIVA references ...
Check the CIVA
Results website for examples of ACRO's typical web output
ACRO is used at most World and European aerobatic championships
look around the main CIVA News website - dedicated to managing
This is CIVA's main resource for management and planning documents and general advice
CIVA also runs 'World Aerobatics' - a Facebook location for
everyone in aerobatics
Started in 2017 and now gathering lots of interesting material and news from around the world
Basic Guide for using ACRO at CIVA Championships
A clear introduction to the correct operation of ACRO at a CIVA championship events
short Guide to how the FairPlay System works
A simple explanation of FPS and how it does its job
Processing the Marks - a
more thorough review of CIVA's FairPlay System
A thorough explanation of the CIVA FairPlay statistical judge marks handling system, and why we need it (revised)
Establish a CIVA standard contest
using Google Earth
Provides several standard graphic box overlays and full instructions to put a 1km aerobatic box onto a Google Earth area