ICAS is Now Accepting Registrations for September Air Boss Academy in San Diego


ICAS members may now register for the September 27-29 ICAS Air Boss Academy being held in conjunction with the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show in San Diego.  

This “living classroom” style course will include both classroom sessions and observation, comments and instruction on the ramp during air show operations. The classroom portion of the program will address a wide range of issues specific to the responsibilities of the air boss, including issues related to FAA regulations and the waiver application; a discussion on the purpose, function and lay-out of the aerobatic box; the air show safety briefing; weather; radio communications; Temporary Flight Restrictions; air traffic control techniques and considerations; interacting with military assets, interfacing with regulators, airport personnel and performers; and emergency planning and response. 

This year’s MCAS Miramar Air Show will feature the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, USMC F-35B, USMC MV-22 Osprey, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor demonstration, Patriots Jet Team, Sean Tucker, Shockwave jet truck, Kent Pietsch, U.S. Navy Leap Frogs, U.S. Army Golden Knights, John Collver, Jacquie Warda, Jon Melby, Steve Stavrakakis and more. 

This course may be used to meet the training requirement of the new Air Boss Recognition Program (see related story above). 

To learn more about the ICAS Air Boss Academy and/or register for the course in September, click here.

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The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) is a trade association dedicated to building and sustaining a vibrant air show industry to support its membership. To achieve this goal, ICAS demands its members operate their air show business at only the highest levels of safety, professionalism, and integrity.