In recent years, the air boss has become a more and more essential part of air show operations. In this section, we present documents related to air boss issues.
11 documents found.
Pilot and Airfield Operations
This is the Pilot and Airfield Operations chapter from the 2012 MCAS Cherry Point Air Show Manual.
Air Boss Survey Results (2010,3Q)
Air Boss Survey Results (2010,3Q) ICAS conducted a survey of its members on issues related to air bossing and air bosses. A total of 248 members completed the survey: event organizers, performers, announcers and even a few support service providers.
Air Boss Briefing Checklist
Checklist for air bosses looking for guidance on the pre-show briefing
The Air Boss (2009, 2Q)
Ringmaster. Traffic cop. Maestro. Whatever metaphor you choose to use, there is broad consensus within the air show industry that the air boss is the designated authority of air show operations and safety. By Timothy Gaffney
Meet the Boss (1990 3Q)
Meet the Boss (1990 3Q) by Frank Fanelli
The Air Show Briefing (1987 1Q)
The Air Show Briefing (1987 1Q) by John M. Ellis, III, High on Kalamazoo; It is the intent of these recommendations an guidelines to familiarize air show sponsors and operational directors with information which can be useful in direction of aerial events and is consistent with accident prevention and public safety.
Air Show Sustainability through Quality Entertainment (2008, 3Q)
The third in a series of articles focusing on the long-term sustainability of air shows, this article looks at the importance of providing quality entertainment as a tool in attracting and maintaining a spectator base.
Air Bossing: Five Air Show Veterans Offer their Perspectives (2006, 1Q)
Five long-time ICAS professionals share insights and perspectives on what an air boss is and their role in the air show business.
The Importance of Variety and Diversity when Selecting Performers (2002, 4Q)
There's good reason for an air show organizer not to hire an Extra, a Cap and an Edge to fly three technically demanding, but similar routines on the same afternoon. Learn how to build a successful show with variety and what kinds of acts are out there that you should be investigating.
Building a Balanced Show (1998, 2Q)
A panel of air show veterans discuss the value of and methods for developing a diverse and balanced air show.
FAA Guidance/Regulations on Organizing and Conducting Air Shows (FAA 8900.1 volume 6, chapter 10, formerly known as Chapter 49 of the FAA Field Inspector's Handbook)
This document -- formerly known as Chapter 49 of the Field Inspector's Handbook -- is the FAA's guidance to FAA Flight Standards inspectors on serveilling an aviation event. In the United States, this is the document that sets the standards that FAA inspectors expect to see at any U.S. air show.