In this section, we present documents, magazine articles and other information related to air show air/ground operations. In addition to the general category of "Air/Ground Operations Issues," we also have several sub-categories, including Air Boss, Emergency Response, Safety Briefing, Show Scheduling, Military, Government, and ICAS Safety Guide.
25 documents found.
Pilot and Airfield Operations
This is the Pilot and Airfield Operations chapter from the 2012 MCAS Cherry Point Air Show Manual.
2012 ICAS presentation to the NTSB.
2010 Oregon Air Show Academy - Air Operations
Chapter 9 Air Operations: • Roles and Responsibilities • Arrival Procedures & Pilot Communication • Fuel Tracking • Hot Pit Management
2010 Oregon Air Show Academy - Ground Operations
Chapter 10 Ground Operations: • Roles and Responsibilities • Layout/Maps • Timelines – Air Show Week & Year Round • Equipment and Supply List • Static Display Management • Logistics Roles and Responsibilities • Equipment List • Entertainment Center • Concessions • Chalet Village
2010 ICAS Shooters in Charge
This document contains a list of ICAS members who are currently qualified Shooters in Charge for ACC Demo Teams for the 2010 air show season.
Fuel for Thought: ROTO and the Buddy System (2009, 3Q)
An experienced British air show pilot discusses a simple safety tool that could make a significant difference in reducing air show accidents and other safety hazards. By Brian Lecomber
Jet Vehicles Best Practices
Revised September 2009
Hazards Behind the Crowd Line, How Safe is Your Air Show (2009, 2Q)
Slips, trips, falls, bumps, bruises, scrapes, cuts, gouges, scratches, dehydration, sunburns, and a host of ouches and other pains continue to take their toll on air show fans. It's true that no matter how hard we try to prevent them, accidents are going to happen. But are we trying hard enough? Some shows are and they say the results prove that the right kind of planning and attention to detail can make a difference. By Mike Berriochoa
ICAS Safety Creed
ICAS Safety Creed explains the safety philosophy of the International Council of Air Shows and its members. The Creed also serves as a call to action for ICAS members to actively participate in working to keep air shows safe.
Jet Powered Vehicles Checklist, ICAS Air Show Manual
Jet Powered Vehicles Checklist, ICAS Air Show Manual
Managing Fly-In Aircraft Checklist, ICAS Air Show Manual
Fly-In aircraft checklist from the ICAS Air Show Manual
Air Ops The Way I See It (1989 3Q)
Air Ops The Way I See It (1989 3Q) by Bob Cheffins, Barton ATC, Inc.
Survey Results: Safety (2008, 3Q)
Earlier this year, ICAS surveyed both performers and event organizers on issues related to air show safety. The results offer some interesting insight into the mindset of ICAS members, what they agree on and what they don't.
Air Show Safety: ICAS Members Talk about Needed Changes (2008, 3Q)
We talk with a broad cross section of the ICAS membership to get their assessment of why the culture of air show safety must change and what specific aspects of the business are most in need of adjustments.
The Case for Change in the Air Show Safety Culture: a Member Editorial (2008, 1Q)
The status quo isn't working. Warbird pilot and safety advocate Doug Rozendaal argues that pilots shouldn't just tolerate change; they should embrace it.
Survey Results: Air Show Safety and Air Show Ticket Prices (2008, 1Q)
Results of two different ICAS member surveys: one on safety and the other on ticket prices
An Air Show-Oriented Introduction to the National Transportation Safety Board (2007, 2Q)
If you or your show are ever involved in an air show-related accident, you will find yourself working closely with officials from the National Transportation Safety Board. In this article, we'll give you an air show-specific explanation of what the NTSB does in the aftermath of an air show accident.
Fuel Contamination on the Air Show Ramp (2006, 3Q)
Even though there is no definitive data on how much jet fuel mixed into avgas would cause a problem, our expert panel agreed that the pilot is operating in the realm of experimental test flying when using suspect fuel.
Why Air Shows Should Pay More Attention to Military Jet Team Support Manuals (2002, 3Q)
Manual Transmission: Ten Reasons to Pay More Attention to Military Jet Team Support Manuals By John Cudahy (2002, 3Q) Hosting a military jet team is a significant undertaking and huge commitment of your organization's resources. But it's critical for all involved that you meet those commitments.
Safety Hazards Behind the Crowd Line (2001, 3Q)
Look Before You Slip: Safety Hazards Behind the Crowd Line and What You Can Do to Minimize their Impact on your Air Show (2001, 3Q)
Air/Ground Operations Checklist
The checklist that one air show uses on issues related to air/ground operations issues, including air operations, ground operations, static display issues and more.
Diagrams and Charts of the Air Show Aerobatic Box (Appendices for FAA Advisory Circular 91-45C)
Appendices for FAA Advisory Circular 91-45. Includes diagrams and charts illustrating the air show showline, primary spectator area, secondary spectator area, Category I/II/II flightlines, minimum take-off distances, and instructions for completing 7711-2. Check FAA wesite for updates.
FAA Advisory Circular on How to Organize and Run an Air Show (FAA Advisory Circular 91-45C)
Provides prospective aviation event event organizers with information necessary to assist in planning and conducting a safe aviation event. It also provides information on the application process for a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization. (Check FAA website for updates)
How to apply to the FAA for a Certificate for an Air Show Waiver (FAA 8900.1, volume 3, chapter 6)
FAA 's guidance on the issuance of a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization for an aviation event. 7711-1, 7711-2, DD Form 2535, air show. (Check FAA website for updates.)
FAA TFR Instructions
Short document from the FAA site containing helpful hints on preventing problems with the Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) for your aviation event. (Check FAA website for updates)